Meet-the-Professor Session:
105. Urinary Tract Infections - New Insights and Strategies
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Room: 157ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the latest recommendations of the guideline catheter-associated urinary tract infections (UTI)
  • identify the need for additional diagnostics in the management of complicated UTI
  • practice prevention strategies for recurrent UTI
  • identify the strengths and weaknesses of quality indicators for complicated UTI
  • identify the treatment of special patient groups like diabetics

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

Tracks: Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Suzanne Geerlings, MD, PhD, Academic Medical Center and Thomas Hooton, MD, FIDSA, University of Miami

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.0 hour of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.1 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-085-L01-P


S. Geerlings, BMS, AstraZeneca, Astellas: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee

T. Hooton, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.