Meet-the-Professor Session:
95. Controversies in Sepsis (but not SIRS)
Friday, October 5, 2018: 7:15 AM-8:15 AM
Room: S 206-208

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the current use of sepsis criteria
  • discuss the pros and cons of the sepsis definitions
  • describe how the sepsis definition affects antimicrobial use

Target Audience: Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Trainee, Adult ID

Moderator:  John Lynch, MD, MPH, University of Washington

7:15 AM
Sepsis from the ID Perspective
Edward Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA

7:35 AM
Sepsis from the Critical Care Perspective
Marin Kollef, MD, FACP, FCCP

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.00 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-18-214-L04-P


J. Lynch, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 3rd with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.