Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria: A Treatment Forecast

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Jean B. Patel, Ph.D., D(ABMM)

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You combat multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) and bacterial infection daily, so you know the epidemiology is evolving into a global health crisis. However, recently introduced treatments—with emerging options in the pipeline—mark a new approach in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. Join Dr. Jean Patel, principal scientist of scientific affairs at Beckman Coulter, as she presents the status of current drugs to fight bacterial infection, updated breakpoints and an antimicrobial treatment forecast. After watching this webinar, you will be better equipped to improve patient outcomes and advance antimicrobial stewardship by understanding the benefits and limitations of: • Currently available MDRO treatment options • Emerging Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria solutions • Updated susceptibility-testing strategies P.A.C.E. credit is available for your participation.* Ideal For: Microbiologist, Antibiotic Stewardship Committee Member, Lab Director, Medical Director, Physician, Pathologist, Pharmacist, Infectious Disease Doctor, Infectious Disease Pharmacist, Infection Control Specialist Presenter: Jean B. Patel, Ph.D., D(ABMM) *Beckman Coulter Inc. is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. These credits are recognized by the State of California. Most programs also provide State of Florida credits (with valid license number). At this time, we cannot issue continuing education credits for those who provide healthcare (or work for an institution that provides healthcare) in Massachusetts or Vermont.

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