Program Schedule

Out with the Old? In with the New? Bad Bugs, New Drugs and Antimicrobial Stewardship (Not Official IDWeek Programming - Supported by Forest Research Institute, a subsidiary of Forest Laboratories, Inc. - See Affiliated Event Guide for More Information)

Wednesday, October 8, 2014: 7:00 AM-9:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 121-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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Thomas M. File Jr, MD, MSc, MACP, FIDSA, FCCP (Chair)

Professor, Internal Medicine; Master Teacher

Chair, Infectious Disease Section

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Rootstown, Ohio

Chair, Infectious Disease Division

Summa Health System

Akron, Ohio


Robert A. Bonomo, MD

Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology and Microbiology

Chief, Medical Service

Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center

Vice Chair for Veteran Affairs

Department of Medicine

University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Cleveland, Ohio


Debra Goff, PharmD, FCCP

Associate Professor, Infectious Disease Specialist

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Columbus, Ohio

Program Objectives:

At the conclusion of the program, participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss optimal strategies for managing HAIs associated with MDROs in light of the    latest evidence and the current and anticipated antimicrobial armamentarium
  • Identify approaches for effective use of newer antibiotics in view of the full range of considerations, including multi-drug resistance, that should shape selection of initial and subsequent antibiotic therapy
  • Describe antimicrobial stewardship practices that will result in optimal utilization of current and emerging antibiotics

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Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

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