22. Big Beasts I
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: La Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom

Learning Objectives:

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

  • debate important recent development in the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of endocarditis
  • discuss the diagnosis and management of osteomyelitis
  • discuss the management of intraabdominal infections, including surgical, invasive radiology and medical aspects of care

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Lab personnel, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Pharmacists

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

Moderators:  Robert Atmar, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, Baylor College of Medicine and Stacey R. Rose, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

8:30 AM
Bruno Hoen, MD, PhD, ME

9:00 AM
Osteomyelitis: From Guidelines to Practice
Elie F. Berbari, MD, FIDSA

9:30 AM
Management of Intraabdominal Infections
E. Patchen Dellinger, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, FACS

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: 0221-9999-16-219-L01-P


R. Atmar, Takeda Vaccines, Inc.: Grant Investigator , Research grant

S. R. Rose, 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.