6:30 Registration, Vendor Fair, Breakfast
7:45 Welcome and Introductions
8:00 Understanding Commensal Organisms
- Dominick Cavuoti, Doramarie Arocha
9:00 Antibiotic Stewardship: Implications for the IP
- Ronda Akins
10:00 Vendor Fair
11:00 Antibiotic Resistance: Trends and Emerging Organisms
- Christopher Doern
12:30 Poster Presentations
1:30 VAP & CAUTI: Practical Functionality of Microbiology-Specific Microbes
- Robert Garcia
2:30 NHSN Definitions: Understanding the Microbiology Criteria
- Sharon Williamson
5.25 CE Credits
APIC-DFW 2013 Call for Abstracts
The conference committee is pleased to invite you to submit an abstract for a poster presentation at the upcoming annual APIC-DFW Educational Conference which will take place on October 22 in the Hitt Auditorium at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Posters will be displayed in the back of the auditorium throughout the conference and presenters will be given the opportunity to show their posters after lunch. Anyone who is interested in showing a poster at the conference can submit an abstract to either Donald Chitanda Donaldchitanda@mhd.com or Lauren Cooper firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for submission is September 30th.
Register (Deadline: October 7, 2013 at midnight)
We have rooms blocked at the Hotel Lawrence - 302 S Houston St Dallas, TX 75202
To reserve a room call 214-761-9090 or reserve online (plug in the dates and enter the ID below)
The group code to use when making reservations to insure our rate is APIC-DFW13
Parking will be at the Hitt Auditorium Parking Lot, adjacent to the Hitt Auditorium, of Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Vendors can park in Garage A; parking for a $2 flat fee.