Meet-the-Professor Session:
11. Key Concepts of Antimicrobial Resistance and Susceptibility Testing 2015
Thursday, October 8, 2015: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 33--ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the common mechanisms of resistance for the most frequently encountered clinical pathogens
  • select the optimal methods to identify resistance mechanisms and to predict susceptibility to antimicrobial agents
  • assess the potential value and limitations of performing non-routine susceptibility testing

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session

ACPE Number:


Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 7th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.