Symposium:
93. Treating Infectious Disease in a Resource-Limited Setting
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 271-273

Learning Objectives:

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

  • define the challenges with prescribing antibiotics to treat infectious diseases in resource-limited settings
  • describe challenges with obtaining diagnostic tests to inform antibiotic prescribing information to doctors in resource-limited settings
  • describe capacity building efforts to prevent infections and improve laboratory testing capacity for antimicrobial resistance in these settings

Target Audience: Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Lab personnel, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Public health practitioners

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

Moderators:  Jean Patel, PhD, D(ABMM), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Benjamin Park, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Presentations:
2:25 PM
Q&A
2:55 PM
Q&A
3:00 PM
837
3:25 PM
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: 0221-9999-16-233-L04-P

Disclosures:

J. Patel, None

B. Park, 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.