Symposium:
101. Management and Prevention of Antibiotic-Resistant Infections in Children
Friday, October 4, 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 103 (Gateway Ballroom)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • identify advances in our understanding of the management of MRSA infections in children, focusing on novel therapies and the host immune response to infection and strategies for intervention
  • compare treatment strategies for multidrug-resistant Gram-negative rod infections in children, evaluating the relative risks and benefits of new agents, extended infusion times, and new combinations of anti-infectives
  • discuss approaches for treatment and prophylaxis of antimicrobial resistant Candida infections in children

Target Audience: scientists, researchers, pharmacists, nurses, microbiologists, members-in-training, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, infectious diseases pediatricians, hospital epidemiologists, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  W. Charles Huskins, MD, MSc, FSHEA, Mayo Clinic and Tina Tan, MD, FIDSA, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-13-089-L01-P

Disclosures:

W. C. Huskins, None

T. Tan, None

C. B. Creech, Cerexa: Consultant and Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Cubist: Consultant and Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Pfizer: Grant Investigator, Research grant

J. S. Bradley, None

W. Steinbach, Merck: Consultant, Consulting fee
Astellas: Grant Investigator, Grant recipient
Pfizer: Speaker's Bureau, Speaker honorarium

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