263. Old Foes and Emerging Threats: Multidrug-Resistant Bacterial Infections in Children
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Room: W 2006-2008

Learning Objectives:

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

  • evaluate the current status of community-acquired and healthcare-acquired gram-positive bacterial infections in children and why these infections continue to be a threat to pediatric patients.
  • describe the evolution of resistance in gram-negative bacteria and how this emergence of multi-drug resistance is impacting children.
  • discuss the potential niches of newer antibiotic agents with enhanced gram-negative activity.

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, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists

Tracks: Trainee, Pediatric ID

Moderators:  Latania K. Logan, MD, MSc, Rush University Medical Center and Pranita Tamma, MD, MHS, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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: 0221-9999-18-273-L01-P


L. K. Logan, None

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