Symposium:
207. Outsmarting Neurotropic Infections
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 6--AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review causes of common CNS infection syndromes
  • describe approaches to the diagnosis for CNS infections
  • discuss therapeutic strategies for management of CNS infections

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Members-in-training, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

Moderators:  Robert Atmar, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, Baylor College of Medicine and Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH, University of Texas Health

Presentations:
10:30 AM
Meningitis
W. Michael Scheld, MD, FIDSA

11:00 AM
Encephalitis
Arun Venkatesan, MD, PhD

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: 0221-9999-15-195-L01-P

Disclosures:

R. Atmar, None

R. Hasbun, Medicine''s Company: Speaker's Bureau , Speaker honorarium
Cubist: Speaker's Bureau , Speaker honorarium
Theravance: Speaker's Bureau , Speaker honorarium
Pfizer: Speaker's Bureau , Speaker honorarium

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