191. Antibiotics and the Microbiome
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 30--ABCDE

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the relationship among antimicrobial use, the microbiome and the risk of infection
  • recognize the off-target effect of microbiome changes linked to antimicrobial use
  • define the antimicrobial and microbiome factors associated with the emergence of antimicrobial drug resistance

Target Audience: Researchers, Scientists, Pharmacists, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Healthcare workers, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Trainee, Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Joshua Nosanchuk, MD, FIDSA, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and David Andes, MD, FIDSA, University of Wisconsin

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: 0221-9999-15-190-L01-P


J. Nosanchuk, None

D. Andes, None

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