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Rash Decisions: Cellulitis: Is It or Isn't It?

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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VOMA - Virginia
Robert Jones, DO |  Richard Johnson
54 Minutes
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Rashes of the skin can have multiple differential diagnoses.  It is common for rashes to have an underlying infectious disease etiology or a primary dermatologic etiology.  Identifying key characteristics of common rashes and overlap with common infectious diseases is critical for an accurate diagnosis.  Rash presentation is a common complaint in the primary care office.

 Learning Objectives: 

    • Review skin conditions that can look like cellulitis
    • Discuss current guidelines on the treatment and management of cellulitis



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Robert S. Jones, DO, MS, FACP, FIDSA, CPE is the medical director for Infectious Diseases and an associate medical director at the Quest Chantilly, Virginia lab. Dr Jones is a physician executive and healthcare leader with more than 20 years of experience in administration, clinical service line development, and performance improvement.

Dr. Jones earned his DO at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at The Wright Center, followed by an infectious diseases fellowship at the Temple University Health Sciences Center.

Dr. Jones has led over 40 sponsored clinical trials centered around antibiotics, antivirals, and vaccines across multiple phases, and has authored over 50 papers and abstracts. His current primary research focuses on candida infections.

Dr Jones is board certified in infectious diseases by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American College of Physicians, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Infectious Disease Society of America, Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association, and American Society of Microbiology.

Disclosures: Employed by Quest Diagnostics

Accreditation Information

The Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association (VOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. VOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1A CME credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.

​Grievances regarding program administration and reporting of AOA CME credits will be handled on an individual basis Initially, all grievances should be directed to VOMA Executive Director. Participants with grievances that cannot be resolved will be sent to the AOA Council on CME , 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



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