Named Lecture:
276. Edward H. Kass Lecture
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 4:20 PM-4:45 PM
Room: N Hall D

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the evolution of opportunistic infections as a challenge to durable survival of patients with HIV
  • discuss the broad range of skills that an ID practitioner has the opportunity to use to meet the challenges of infectious pathogens
  • summarize the professional skills that are needed to be an effective ID practitioner

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, Hospital administrators, 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, Vaccinologists

Tracks: Transplant ID, Trainee, Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID


Moderator:  Cynthia Sears, MD, FIDSA, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

CME Credits: Maximum of 0.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE .4 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-18-280-L02-P


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