Meet-the-Professor Session:
101. Not Turning the Corner: What Happens When Treated Patients Don't Get Better?
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Room: 252AB

Learning Objectives:

Many sepsis-related deaths do not occur acutely but after the initial insult has been controlled. Why? At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • identify the factors that lead to sepsis and its lingering effects
  • recognize the various possible targets for the post-infectious complications
  • identify possible interventions that could be helpful in sepsis survival

Target Audience: Critical Care/Intensivists, ID Consultants, Pharmacists, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Fellows-in-Training, Academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, HIV, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Robert S. Munford, MD, FIDSA, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health and Richard Wenzel, MD, FIDSA, Medical College of Virginia Commonwealth University


7:00 AM
Robert S. Munford, MD, FIDSA

7:30 AM
Richard Wenzel, MD, FIDSA

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

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

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-146-L01-P


R. S. Munford, None

R. Wenzel, Pfizer: Consultant, Consulting fee
Sanofi-Pasteur: Consultant, Consulting fee
Bectin-Dickenson: Consultant, Consulting fee
3 M: Independent Contractor, Speaker honorarium and Travel Expenses to Latin America

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.