CME Location: Surrey
CME Time: Saturday, October 19, 2019

The 5th Annual Infectious Diseases Day Symposium will be held at UBC Lecture Hall, Floor B@ Critical Care Tower, Surrey Memorial Hospital.

Topics for the morning sessions, 8 a.m. to 12:00 noon include didactic lectures on: approach to hospital acquired infection; approach with empiric antibiotic therapy in patients with positive blood culture; approach to management of STI (resistance trend and current treatment); approach in management of TB in the era of MDR and XRD tuberculosis; approach in management of common infectious syndromes in an outpatient settings; approach in management of infectious complications of biologics in reactivations of viral, mycobacterial, and fungal infections; approach in management of common fungal infections (aspergillosis, candida, and cryptococcus); approach in management of cognitively impaired patients with infection (delirium and dementia); human microbiome in state of health and illness.

Afternoon workshop/breakout sessions (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.) will focus on most of the above topics and will be made available on a first-come first-served basis.

Each participant can choose a maximum of 3 sessions based on seat availability. Maximum capacity for each session is 30. Each session has two relevant cases to discuss in approach and management by professors.

Early registration is encouraged.

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