Meet-the-Professor Session:
194. Update on Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT)
Saturday, October 29, 2016: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 275-277
Co-organized with the IDSA Clinical Affairs Committee

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss interventions that address the risks and benefits of OPAT in at-risk patient populations
  • identify OPAT interventions that are supported by research literature
  • illustrate how to implement an effective OPAT program

Target Audience: Clinicians, Fellows, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Members-in-training, Nurses, Pharmacists

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  John B. Lynch, MD, MPH, Harborview Medical Center and Akshay Shah, MD, FIDSA, Metro Infectious Disease Consultants

7:00 AM
OPAT in At-Risk Populations
Heather Young, MD
7:30 AM
Update on OPAT Guidelines/Handbook
Geneve Allison, MD, MSc

8:00 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours 0.125 of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-274-L01-P


A. Shah, None

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.