Learning Lounge:
Fast Antibiotic Susceptibility Results: The Impact on Clinical Management of Patients with Bacteremia (Not Official IDWeek Programming - This activity is supporting Accelerate Diagnostics - See Affiliated Events Guide)
Friday, October 28, 2016: 12:15 PM-1:00 PM
Room: IDExpo Hall H, Learning Lounge 1 ( Booth 1300)

Learning Objectives:

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Connie Price, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO

Paul C. Schreckenberger, Ph.D., D(ABBM), F(AAM)
Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Jason Pogue, PharmD, BCPS-ID

Clinical Pharmacist, Infectious Diseases

Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI


Learning Lounge Summary:

The MIC result provides exact information to determine which antibiotic is the most targeted and effective in each patient’s clinical situation. Antimicrobial susceptibility results with the MIC are now available in about seven hours from the microbiology laboratory, 1-2 days faster than current methods. This talk will go through patient cases highlighting the clinical impact of rapid MIC.

Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

12:15 PM
Introduction by Dr. Connie Price
12:20 PM
High Speed Phenotypic Susceptibilities, Dr. Paul Schreckenberger
12:35 PM
Clinical Impact of Rapid MICs, Jason Pogue, PharmD
12:50 PM
Q&A with Panel, moderated by Dr. Connie Price

CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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