Friday, October 6, 2017: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
- recognize difficulties in diagnoses, management and infection control in the setting of infections with Mycobacterium abscessus - the new "toughest one in the room"
- understand the diagnosis, medical and surgical management of nontuberculous mycobacterial cervical adenitis.
- discuss the clinical and infection control issues related to contamination of cardiopulmonary heater/cooler units due to Mycobacterium chimaera.
Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Pharmacists
Trainee, HIV-STD-TB, Pediatric ID, Adult ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control
Roberta DeBiasi, MD, MS, FIDSA, FPIDS, Children's National Health System
Nada Harik, MD, Children's National Health System
Gwen Huitt, MD, MS, National Jewish Health
Maximum of 1.50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE