Presentation Theater:
Clinical Implications in the Treatment of Adult Patients with ABSSSI (Not Official IDWeek Programming - This activity is supported by Merck - See Affiliated Events Guide)
Saturday, October 29, 2016: 6:00 AM-7:00 AM
Room: Quarterdeck Ballroom

Learning Objectives:

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Clinical Assistant Professor

Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA 


Theater Summary:

Learning Objectives:

Evaluate the significance of key Gram-positive pathogens, including MRSA, involved in ABSSSI.

Review therapeutic strategies for treating ABSSSI in the inpatient and community setting.

Review a clinical patient case with ABSSSI and a potential treatment option.



“Merck is pleased to sponsor this program to provide information consistent with FDA guidelines.  This program is not an accredited CME program and is not designed to meet any training and/or educational requirements. This medical education program for US health care professionals and health care business professionals only. The speaker for this program is speaking on behalf of Merck.”

Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

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

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