Symposium:
12. Women’s Health and Infectious Diseases: Important Bacterial Infections of the Female Reproductive Tract
Thursday, October 20, 2011: 12:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: 104ABC

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • summarize the impact of bacterial infections on women’s health
  • recognize the role that bacteria play in causing preterm birth and efforts to prevent it
  • discuss the controversies of IUD use in the context of sexually transmitted infections and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • identify the bacterial pathogens that cause toxic shock syndrome and how they are treated

Target Audience: Obstetrician/Gynecologists, Hospitalists, Internists,, Scientists, Researchers, Public Health Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Lab Personnel, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Hospital Epidemiologists, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Erin Clark, MD, University of Utah and Robert Read, MD, FIDSA, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Sheffield

CME Credits: Maximum of 2.0 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.2 CEUs) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-084-L01-P

Disclosures:

E. Clark, None

R. Read, None

M. G. Gravett, None

J. Bell, None

D. Aronoff, None

E. Clark, None

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