Program Schedule

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Skin Deep—Skin and Soft Tissue Infectious Diseases

Friday, October 10, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 115-ABC
Co-organized with the IDSA Standards and Practice Guidelines Committee

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe key aspects of the known physiopathology of necrotizing soft tissue infections and relate them to clinical presentation and current treatment paradigms
  • discuss the presentation and summarize the current treatment of major cutaneous diseases that affect people tropical ecosystems
  • identify the major manifestations and review the current evaluation and management of cutaneous disease affecting immunocompromised hosts

Target Audience: Researchers, Members-in-training, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Health care workers, Fellows, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, Global ID, Adult ID

Moderator:  Francisco Marty, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Brigham and Women's Hospital

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: 0221-9999-14-115-L01-P

Disclosures:

F. Marty, Astellas: Grant Investigator, Research support
Chimerix: Grant Investigator, Research support
Merck: Consultant, Consulting fee
Vertex: Consultant, Consulting fee
WHISCON: Grant Investigator, Research support
Alexion: Consultant, Consulting fee
Gilead: Consultant, Consulting fee
ViroPharma: Grant Investigator, Research support
GlaxoSmithKline: Grant Investigator, Research support

A. Bryant, None

R. Dietze, None

A. Lipworth, None

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