194. Improving Outcomes for Hospitalized Children
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 31--ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss new scientific developments in the epidemiology, diagnosis and prevention of health care associated fungal infections in children
  • describe collaborative efforts to improve the identification and management of children with sepsis
  • debate the effectiveness and sustainability of interventions to improve prescription of antimicrobial agents for children 

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Fellows, Epidemiologists

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Trainee

Moderators:  Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE, FPIDS, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Danielle Zerr, MD, MPH, FPIDS, University of Washington

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session

ACPE Number:


T. Zaoutis, Merck: Grant Investigator , Research grant

D. Zerr, None

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