Interactive Session:
13. Challenging Cases in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Thursday, October 20, 2011: 2:45 PM-4:45 PM
Room: Grand Ballroom (East-West)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • analyze and formulate differential diagnoses and management plans for challenging cases 
  • cite medical evidence and current expert opinion in management and prevention of infections
  • assess and compare knowledge anonymously with peers
  • identify unusual diseases

Target Audience: Researchers, Public Health Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Hospital Epidemiologists, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Interactive Moderators:  Carol J. Baker, MD, Baylor College of Medicine and Morven Edwards, MD, FIDSA, Baylor College of Medicine


2:45 PM
Interactive Panelist
Betsy C. Herold, MD, FIDSA

2:46 PM
Interactive Panelist
Mary Anne Jackson, MD, FIDSA

2:47 PM
Interactive Panelist
Jeffrey Starke, MD, FIDSA

2:48 PM
Interactive Panelist
Stanford T. Shulman, MD, FIDSA

2:49 PM
Interactive Panelist
Penelope H. Dennehy, MD, FIDSA

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

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2.0 application-based contact hours (0.2 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-110-L01-P


C. J. Baker, None

M. Edwards, Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics: Consultant, Consulting fee

B. C. Herold, None

M. A. Jackson, None

J. Starke, Hoffman La Roche: Data Safety Monitoring Board [non-infectious disease product], Consulting fee

S. T. Shulman, None

P. H. Dennehy, Merck: Investigator, Research grant
MedImmune: Investigator, Research grant
Roche: Investigator, Research grant

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