25. Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: Relevance of the One Health Concept
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Room: W 2006-2008
Co-organized with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learning Objectives:

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

  • explain the importance of the work of the President's Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
  • describe a gap in the US system that can lead to the development of antibiotic resistant bacteria
  • discuss how a resistant organism or gene can spread through the environment

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Lab personnel, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists

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

Moderators:  Patricia Griffin, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Helen W. Boucher, MD, FIDSA, Tufts Medical Center

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: 0221-9999-18-306-L04-P


P. Griffin, None

H. W. Boucher, Merck & Co., Inc.: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee .

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