33. Surgery and Infections -- The Cutting Edge
Thursday, October 8, 2015: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 30--ABCDE

Learning Objectives:

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

  • determine infection risk associated with newer surgeries and surgical technology
  • evaluate novel approaches to preventing infections following surgery
  • recognize the morbidity associated with various types of infections following surgery

Target Audience: Researchers, Scientists, Pharmacists, Nurses, Members-in-training, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

Moderators:  Keith Kaye, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, Wayne State University and Pranavi Sreeramoju, MD, MPH, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

11:30 AM
Robotics and Surgery: New Technology and New Risks
E. Patchen Dellinger, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, FACS

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: 0221-9999-15-152-L01-P


K. Kaye, None

P. Sreeramoju, Xenex: Scientific Advisor , Travel expenses and honorarium

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