Learning Lounge:
cUTI and cIAI Caused by Current Common Gram-negative Pathogens (Not Official IDWeek Programming - This activity is supported by Merck & Co., Inc.- See Affilaited Events Guide)
Saturday, October 29, 2016: 1:15 PM-2:00 PM
Room: IDExpo Hall H, Learning Lounge 2 ( Booth 1321)

Learning Objectives:

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Andrew Shorr, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Shorr is Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University and Associate Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Washington Hospital Center.


Learning Objectives:

  • Review the prevalence of common Gram-negative bacteria involved in cUTI and cIAI

  • Review treatment considerations related to cUTI and cIAI

  • Review a clinical patient case and discuss a potential empiric antibiotic treatment option



Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

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

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