Plenary Session:
192. Presidential Plenary Session: Cholera - A Recurring Menace
Sunday, October 23, 2011: 9:15 AM-11:45 AM
Room: Grand Ballroom (East-West)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • debate the challenges inherent in balancing inpatient care and public health
  • discuss the issues faced concerning patient management, particularly in underdeveloped countries
  • summarize the problems faced in the response to the 2010 Haitian Cholera outbreak 
  • examine the steps taken to protect public health in Haiti following the Cholera outbreak 

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public Health Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Lab Personnel, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, Hospital Administrators, HIV Clinicians, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

Moderators:  James Hughes, MD, FIDSA, Emory University and Thomas G. Slama, MD, FIDSA, Indiana University School of Medicine


9:15 AM
Presidential Address: IDSA Update
James Hughes, MD, FIDSA

9:45 AM

11:15 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 2.5 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.25 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-165-L01-P


J. Hughes, None

T. G. Slama, None

J. Hughes, None

S. B. Calderwood, None

J. W. Pape, None

S. Dowell, None

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