Symposium:
273. Hot, Hot, Hot, Topics in Public Health
Saturday, October 7, 2017: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 05AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the role of transmission in global epidemics of multidrug resistant tuberculosis
  • describe one aspect of the public health response to the emergence of pathogens with novel resistance mechanisms
  • describe two of the epidemiologic features of patients with actue flaccid myelitis of unknown cause in the United States

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

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


Moderators:  Patricia M. Griffin, MD, FIDSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Cindy Friedman, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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: 0221-9999-17-318-L01-P

Disclosures:

P. M. Griffin, None

C. Friedman, None

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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.