Meet-the-Professor Session:
202. Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy
Saturday, October 7, 2017: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 05AB
Co-organized with the IDSA Clinical Affairs Committee

Learning Objectives:

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

  • explain the role of OPAT in infectious disease practice¬†
  • describe how OPAT can be used in different patient populations¬†
  • discuss new opportunities for patient care using OPAT

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Pharmacists

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Akshay Shah, MD, FIDSA, Metro Infectious Disease Consultants and Anne Norris, MD, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

7:20 AM
Cutting Edge OPAT
Russell Petrak, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-294-L01-P


A. Shah, None

A. Norris, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 4th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.