6. Update on Biofilm-Related Infections
Wednesday, October 3, 2018: 1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: W 2014-2016

Learning Objectives:

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

  • explain the role that biofilm plays in infectious diseases and certain hosts
  • describe the impact that biofilm has on lung disease, particularly in cystic fibrosis
  • discuss the challenges in diagnosing and assessing the impact of biofilm in implant related infections

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Fellows, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Lab personnel, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Pharmacists, Researchers, Scientists

Tracks: Trainee, Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  David Greenberg, MD, FIDSA, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Bonnie Prokesch, MD, UT Southwestern

1:30 PM
Infectious Biofilms and Human Health
Gregory Anderson, PhD

2:10 PM
3:00 PM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.75 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-18-304-L01-P


D. Greenberg, None

B. Prokesch, None

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