181. Pneumococcal Disease
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 5:15 PM-6:45 PM
Room: 104ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss pneumococcal disease updates
  • identify resistance patterns and vaccine updates for streptococcus pneumoniae
  • explain new directions in treatment of severe pneumococcal disease

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Global ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Thomas G. Slama, MD, FIDSA, Indiana University School of Medicine and George Risi, MD, FIDSA, Infectious Disease Specialists, PC

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: 0461-9999-11-164-L01-P


T. G. Slama, None

D. Musher, None

K. Edwards, None

S. Opal, None

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