106. Fungal MDR Outbreak: Candida auris
Friday, October 5, 2018: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Room: N 25

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the epidemiology of the emerging yeast C. auris
  • describe and compare the virulence characteristics of C. auris and other Candida
  • identify opportunities for scientific and clinical studies on C. auris
  • describe the therapeutic challenges of managing patients with C. auris
  • identify opportunities and challenges in infection control for fungi

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, 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: Transplant ID, Trainee, Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Joshua Nosanchuk, MD, FIDSA, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Bettina C. Fries, MD, FIDSA, Stony Brook University

8:45 AM
Why Worry? Update on C. auris Epidemiology
Eleanor H. Adams, MD, MPH
9:10 AM
9:35 AM

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: 0221-9999-18-222-L01-P


J. Nosanchuk, None

B. C. Fries, None

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