Program Schedule

Getting Cerebral: Infections of the CNS. Encephaltis: an Old Scourge with New Causes

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 109-AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • present current approaches in the diagnosis of acute encephalitis
  • recognize the overlap between infectious and other entities such as post-infectious & post-immunization encephalitis
  • discuss the current practice and challenges in the management of acute encephalitis

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Arun Venkatesan, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Carol Glaser, DVM, MPVM, MD, California Department of Public Health

7:00 AM
7:35 AM
Carol Glaser, DVM, MPVM, MD

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours (0.125 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-14-134-L01-P


A. Venkatesan, None

C. Glaser, None

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