Program Schedule

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Big Beasts of Infectious Disease

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 118-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss recent developments in the major syndromes of meningitis, pneumonia and endocarditis
  • outline strategies to investigate and treat patients with infectious diseases more rapidly and appropriately
  • describe current controversies in infectious disease

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

Moderator:  Robert Read, MD, FIDSA, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Sheffield

Presentations:
10:30 AM
Endocarditis
Steven Gordon, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
11:00 AM
Bacterial meningitis
Diederik Van De Beek, MD, PhD
11:30 AM
Community Acquired Pneumonia
Michael J. Fine, MD, MSc

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: 0221-9999-14-145-L01-P

Disclosures:

R. Read, None

S. Gordon, None

D. Van De Beek, None

M. J. Fine, None

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