Symposium:
188. Update on New IDSA Guidelines: Streptococcal Pharyngitis, Leishmaniasis, and Therapeutic Guidelines on Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Surgery
Sunday, October 23, 2011: 7:30 AM-9:00 AM
Room: 104ABC

Learning Objectives:

This session is designed to review and gather input from IDSA members on three newly developed IDSA clinical practice guidelines: Streptococcal Pharyngitis, Leishmaniasis and Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Surgery. At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • review the draft recommendations for the management of Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis
  • review the draft recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of leishmaniasis
  • identify and select prophylaxis for surgery

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Lab Personnel, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians

Tracks: Global ID, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderator:  Daniel J. Diekema, University of Iowa Health Care

Presentations:

7:30 AM
Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis
Stanford T. Shulman, MD, FIDSA

8:00 AM
Leishmaniasis
Alan J. Magill, MD, FACP, FIDSA

8:30 AM
Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Surgery
Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-093-L01-P

Disclosures:

D. J. Diekema, Merck: Grant Investigator, Research grant

S. T. Shulman, None

D. Bratzler, None

A. J. Magill, None

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