South Annual Conference

Fort Lauderdale, FL | February 8-11, 2018

Greater Ft. Lauderdale/ Broward County Convention Center

Antibiotic Update for the Office Practice

Description

In this case-based session, the problem of antibiotic overuse, resistance, and adverse effects will be reviewed, utilizing common case-based scenarios to illustrate important clinical practices. Recent literature and advances in the field will be emphasized.

Learning Objectives

Review the indications for the use of established and newer anti-infective agents in the outpatient setting

Discuss the relevance of rising antimicrobial resistance in clinical practice

Develop strategies for avoidance of inappropriate antibiotic usage


Syllabus

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Speakers

Paul E. Sax, MD

Dr. Paul E. Sax is Clinical Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the HIV Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sax received his MD from Harvard Medical School. He served...

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