Symposium:
276. The Microbiome and Antibiotic Resistance
Saturday, October 7, 2017: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 06CF

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the data that indicates that the microbiome can serve to harbor and disseminate antibiotic resistance determinants
  • list the methods that can be used to identify and follow antibiotic resistance determinants in the human microbiome
  • describe how the external environment can serve to harbor and spread antibiotic resistance determinants

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital administrators, 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

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


Moderators:  Vincent B. Young, MD, PhD, FIDSA, University of Michigan and L. Clifford McDonald, 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: 0221-9999-17-321-L01-P

Disclosures:

V. B. Young, None

L. C. McDonald, None

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