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Class of 2023
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Session Title:
CNS Infections
Teaching Hours:
Teaching and Learning MethodsTotal Scheduled Hours = 1
Lecture = 1
Description:
Keywords:
Teaching and Learning Methods
Lecture 1 hour(s)

Learning Objectives
Blueprint ID Learning Objectives
7772 Identify anatomical structures in the CNS commonly involved in infectious syndromes
7773 Describe the pathophysiology of CNS infections
7774 Define bacterial meningitis and describe its etiology, clinical presentation, investigations and treatment.
7776 Define epidural abscesses, subdural empyema and brain abscesses; Describe their etiology, predisposing factors and clinical presentations.
7777 List the types of viral infections of the CNS.
7778 Define aseptic meningitis and encephalitis and describe its etiology, clinical presentation, investigations and treatment.

Linked Course Goal(s) to Session
Blueprint ID Course Goals
7416 Integrate basic and clinical sciences as they relate to common clinical encounters and patient symptoms
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
me-6
7417 Identify health care resources available for the investigation, treatment and management of the patient
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
me-3 me-4 me-5 me-6 cm-2
Linked Program Competencies To Course Goal(s)
me-6 Medical Expert
Apply knowledge of the clinical, socio-behavioural, and fundamental biomedical sciences relevant to a clinical problem.
me-3 Medical Expert
Formulate an initial plan of appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures relevant to the patient’s presentation.
me-4 Medical Expert
Develop a differential diagnosis and key clinical problem list following assessment of a patient.
me-5 Medical Expert
Develop a management plan for key clinical problems following assessment of a patient.
cm-2 Communicator
Collect and synthesize accurate and relevant information, incorporating perspectives from patients and their families, colleagues and other health care professionals.

Linked MCC Medical Expert Objectives
DELIRIUM
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FEVER IN THE IMMUNE COMPROMISED HOST / RECURRENT FEVER
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HEADACHE
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FEVER AND HYPERTHERMIA
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SEIZURES / EPILEPSY
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