Program Schedule

Update on Emerging Infectious Diseases—The Surprise Behind Door 1!

Friday, October 10, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 113-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the features of infections that continue to emerge and evolve
  • discuss the methods and protocols used for the recognition and treatment of these emerging diseases
  • describe the impact emerging infections on public health

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Nurses, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians

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

Moderator:  Penelope H. Dennehy, MD, FIDSA, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University

9:00 AM
9:30 AM
Dengue in the United States
Tyler Sharp, MD

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: 0221-9999-14-117-L01-P


P. Toltzis, None

T. Sharp, None

M. Patel, None

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