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WCLN Webinar – The Clinical Role and Susceptibility Testing Options for New Antimicrobial Agents
February 23, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Clinical Role and Susceptibility Testing Options for New Antimicrobial Agents
- Eric Beck, Ph.D., D(ABMM), is the Technical Director of Microbiology for the Advocate Aurora Health System laboratories in both West Allis, WI and Rosemont, IL.
Description of Session:
This webinar will describe new antibiotics used to target multi-drug resistant gram positive and gram-negative bacteria. In addition, to a general description of the antibiotics, we will discuss common clinical scenarios in which these antibiotics might be prescribed. Finally, this webinar will describe options available to clinical microbiology laboratories for performing susceptibility testing and discuss the pros and cons of performing this testing.
A certificate of participation will be granted to each participant based on 1.0 contact hours of instruction toward credit.
This program is co-sponsored by ASCLS-WI which is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. program.
As part of the new P.A.C.E. continuing education process, please go to the ASCLS CE Organizer web site to print your P.A.C.E. certificates. You will be asked for a code number to print the certificate. We will provide you this number during the webinar.
Please note that the deadline for receiving P.A.C.E. education credit for this webinar is February 23rd, 2023.