125. Diagnostics and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Friday, October 28, 2016: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: Theater C

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the role of rapid diagnostics and biomarkers in infectious disease treatment
  • recognize how diagnostics can impact antimicrobial stewardship programs
  • summarize the current and future state of microbiological diagnostics

Target Audience: Clinicians, Fellows, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Nurses, Pharmacists

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

Moderators:  John B. Lynch, MD, MPH, Harborview Medical Center and Catherine Liu, MD, University of California San Francisco

11:15 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours .15 of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-263-L04-P


J. B. Lynch, None

C. Liu, None

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