114. Global Perspective on Antimicrobial Resistance
Friday, October 28, 2016: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: La Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom
Co-organized with the International Society for Infectious Diseases

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review global epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance
  • compare similarities and differences across the world with regard to antimicrobial resistance
  • describe variables to consider when proposing local and regional strategies to combat antimicrobial resistance

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

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

Moderators:  William Powderly, MD, Washington University in St. Louis and Jonathan Cohen, MD, FMedSci, FIDSA, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

8:30 AM
Perspective from Africa
Marc Mendelson, MD

8:55 AM
9:00 AM
Asian Perspective
Sumanth Gandra, MD, MPH

9:25 AM
9:30 AM
Views from Latin America
Ana Gales, MD, PHD

9:55 AM

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: 0221-9999-16-253-L05-P


W. Powderly, None

J. Cohen, None

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