Symposium:
020. Fungal Resistance: Focus on Candida auris
Thursday, October 5, 2017: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 15AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • identify opportunities and challenges in antifungal stewardship
  • explain the epidemiology of the emerging yeast Candida auris
  • describe the therapeutic challenges of managing patients with Candida auris
  • list emerging therapeutics for combating candidiasis

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Adult ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Trainee, Investigative ID, Global ID


Moderators:  Joshua Nosanchuk, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Jeniel Nett, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Presentations:
8:55 AM
53
9:20 AM
54
9:45 AM
Q&A

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-232-L01-P

Disclosures:

J. Nosanchuk, None

J. Nett, None

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