35. Diagnosing Pneumonia: From the Golden Age of Classic Microbiology to the New Era of Molecular Microbiology
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: Theater A & B

Learning Objectives:

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

  • identify methods for diagnosis of adult and pediatric CAP
  • describe methods for diagnosis of HCAP
  • outline how new methods have changed our ability to diagnose pneumonia

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

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

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

10:50 AM
11:10 AM
HCAP—Where Are We?
Andrew F. Shorr, MD, MPH

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: 0221-9999-16-229-L01-P


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

S. R. Rose, None

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