Program Schedule

Preventing Admissions by Timely Use of OPAT

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 115-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe when timely use of OPAT will prevent admission
  • determine optimal therapy with use of OPAT in lieu of hospitalization

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Nurses, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Infectious diseases physicians, Hospital administrators, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Fellows, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Daniel McQuillen, MD, FIDSA, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and Akshay Shah, MD, FIDSA, Innovative Ventures, LLC

2:00 PM
Program Models for On-Demand OPAT
Russell Petrak, MD, FIDSA
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
Changing the Way We Train ID Clinicians
Geneve Allison, MD, MSc, FACP

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: 0221-9999-14-106-L04-P


D. McQuillen, None

A. Shah, None

A. Shah, None

R. Petrak, HHI Infusion: Board Member, Consulting fee

G. Allison, Coram Healthcare Infusion Company: Consultant, Consulting fee
Merck: Investigator, Research grant
Merck: Speaker's Bureau, Speaker honorarium

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