27. Predict, Prevent, and Protect: Optimizing Transplant Outcomes
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Room: S 214-216

Learning Objectives:

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

  • construct an infectious diseases approach to evaluating and readying the transplant candidate for transplantation.
  • discuss the complexities of infection control practices in the transplant population.
  • illustrate the importance and challenges of practicing antimicrobial stewardship in the transplant setting

Target Audience: Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Healthcare workers, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Nurses, Pharmacists, Vaccinologists

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

Moderators:  Rachel Miller, MD, Duke University Medical Center and Elena Beam, MD, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education

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: 0221-9999-18-195-L01-P


R. Miller, scynexis: Investigator , Research support .

E. Beam, None

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