Satellite Symposium:
Gram-negative Infections: An End to the Dilemma? - (Not Official IDWeek Programming - Supported by Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals - See Affiliated Event Guide)
Wednesday, October 7, 2015: 7:00 AM-9:00 AM
Room: 30--ABCDE

Learning Objectives:

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Andrew F. Shorr, MD, MPH

Associate Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care

Washington Hospital Center

Associate Professor of Medicine

Georgetown University Hospital

Washington, DC


Thomas Lodise, PharmD, PhD

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Albany, New York


G. Ralph Corey, MD

Infectious Diseases

Professor of Medicine

Duke University Medical Center

Durham, North Carolina


Program Objectives:

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

  • Describe the scope, prevalence, and clinical implications of resistant gram-negative pathogen infections
  • Outline how PK/PD parameters impact drug/dose optimization
  • List currently available and pipeline treatment options for gram-negative infections and how these drugs may be useful for optimal antibiotic therapy in clinical practice


Accreditation Statement—MedEDirect is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

MedEDirect designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or 2.0 CPE credits. Further instructions regarding method of participation and how to claim credits will be provided at the activity.


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Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

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