Symposium:
25. Infectious Diseases Diagnostics Update 2016
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 291-292

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the use of clinical tests in patient care with focus on outpatient and urgent care settings that influence clinical decisions in infectious diseases
  • discuss genotypic and phenotypic methods to detect antimicrobial resistance and susceptibility for various clinical contexts
  • describe the benefits and limitations of advanced technologies to influence clinical decisions and improve patient outcomes

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

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

Moderator:  Cathy Petti, MD, Healthspring Global Inc.

Presentations:
8:55 AM
Q&A
9:25 AM
Q&A
9:55 AM
Q&A

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours 0.15 of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-214-L01-P

Disclosures:

C. Petti, None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. CDT, Wednesday Oct. 26th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.