Satellite Symposium:
Invasive Mold Infections: Emerging Approaches (an MSGERC event) (Not Offical IDWeek Programming - This live activity is supported by Astellas; Merck & Co, Inc; Gilead Sciences Europe, Ltd; and T2 Biosystems - See Affiliated Events Guide)
Wednesday, October 26, 2016: 8:00 PM-10:00 PM
Room: 278-282

Learning Objectives:

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Faculty:

Peter G. Pappas, MD, FACP (Chair)

William E. Dismukes Professor of Medicine

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

 

Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis, MD, ScD, FACP, FIDSA

Frances King Black Endowed Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 

 

Sanjay G. Revankar, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

 

George R. Thompson III, MD, FACP

Division of Infectious Diseases

University of California – Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA

 

Program Objectives:

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Compare available and emerging diagnostics for the early diagnosis and management of invasive mold infections

  • Evaluate the evidence base behind different strategies for managing invasive aspergillosis, invasive mucormycosis, and other rare molds

  • Select appropriate, evidence-based fungal diagnostics and therapies based on specific patient characteristics

 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2  AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

 

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Agenda subject to change and was provided by:

Terranova Medica, LLC; 564 Vista Grande Drive; Colorado Springs, Co; Phone/fax: 877-276-4523; E-mail:tdavis@terranovamedica.com

Register now at: ID2016.FungusCME.org  


Target Audience: all

Presentations:
8:00 PM
Introductions
8:10 PM
Invasive Aspergillosis: Paradigm Shifts in Diagnosis/Management
8:35 PM
Invasive Mucormycosis and Fusariosis: Current Management
9:00 PM
Management of Other Rare Molds
9:25 PM
Q/A Discussion

CME Credits: No CME credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


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