Infectious Diseases/
Critical Care
Conference

2017 Conference Agenda

7:45 - 8:30 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:30 - 8:40 am

Welcome and Introduction
Linda Dresser

8:40 - 9:25 am

Hot Topics in Infectious Diseases
Gerald Evans - Keynote Speaker

9:25 - 10:10 am

Updated Malaria and Artesunate Guidelines
Andrea Boggild

10:10 - 10:30 am

Break and Exhibit Visits

10:30 - 11:15 am

Innovative Methods for Antimicrobial Stewardship
Panel: Mark McIntyre, Sumit Raybardhan, Jill White

11:15 am - Noon

Innovative Approaches to Managing Beta-Lactam Allergies
Sue Gill - Structured Allergy History
Lesley Palmay - Skin Testing and Pharmacists Role (BLAST)

Noon - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Exhibits

1:00 - 1:20 pm

Change in Cefazolin Breakpoints: Implications for Clinical Practice
Elizabeth Leung

1:20 - 1:40 pm

What's New in the 2016 IDSA VAP Guidelines?
Aleesa Carter

1:40 - 1:55 pm

Break

1:55 - 2:15 pm

Colistin vs Polymyxin B for Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Bacteremia
Philip Lam

2:15 - 2:35 pm

Three Ways Twitter Improved my ID/ASP Practice
Bradley Langford

2:35 - 2:45 pm

Closing Remarks and Evaluation

*Agenda is subject to change