2. Achy Breaky Hearts: Endocarditis 2015
Wednesday, October 7, 2015: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 29--ABCD

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the latest guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of endocarditis
  • debate the surgical options in MRSA prosthetic valve endocarditis
  • summarize the latest technologies for imaging diseased valves and for detecting culture negative pathogens

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Researchers, Scientists, 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, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

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

1:30 PM
2015 Guidelines
Larry Baddour, MD, FIDSA

3:00 PM

CME Credits: Maximum of 2.0 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.2 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-15-144-L01-P


R. Read, None

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