Meet-the-Professor Session:
16. The ID Physician Who Is New to Antimicrobial Stewardship or Infection Prevention
Thursday, October 8, 2015: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 29--ABCD

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the roles of infectious disease physicians in antimicrobial stewardship and infection control
  • evaluate strategies to incorporate antimicrobial stewardship and infection control into the daily role of an infectious disease physician
  • cite resources available to infectious diseases physicians who are new to antimicrobial stewardship and/or infection control

Target Audience: Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians

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

7:00 AM
Sharon B Wright, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA

7:35 AM
Timothy Jenkins, MD

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.