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Bad Bugs, New Drugs: An Overview of Antibiotic Resistance and New Antibiotic Therapy

| Date Posted: 10/9/2018

You are invited to attend a program:
Bad Bugs, New Drugs: An Overview
of Antibiotic Resistance and New Antibiotic Therapy

November 14, 2018
Dinner at 5:45 p.m. • Program to follow at 6:15 p.m.
Conference Center, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital • Pinehurst, NC

Speaker:
Gretchen S. Arnoczy, M.D.
Dr. Arnoczy completed her medical degree at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine and her fellowship in Infectious Disease at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Dr. Arnoczy is board certified
in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease and is professionally associated with FirstHealth of the Carolinas.

Objectives – At the completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
• Describe recent trends in antibiotic resistance including MRSA, VRE, CRE and other multi-drug
resistant organisms
• Use diagnostic tools available to identify resistant pathogens
• Examine the new antibiotics available to treat resistant pathogens
• Participate in antimicrobial stewardship to help prevent the
development of further resistance

Target Audience:
All Physicians and Health
Care Professionals.

Gap to be Filled:
Lack of most recent
knowledge of trends in
antibiotic resistance and the
newest antibiotic therapies.

Goals of this Live Activity:
Improved practices to
support antimicrobial
stewardship.

CME Credit Accreditation Statement:
FirstHealth of the Carolinas is accredited by
the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS)
to provide continuing medical education for
physicians.

Credit Statement:
FirstHealth of the Carolinas designates this
live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA
Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim
only the credit commensurate with the extent
of their participation in the activity.

Sponsor:
This program is being offered by FirstHealth’s
Office of Continuing Medical Education.
Please contact us if ADA accommodations are needed.

Registration:
Please call the Office of Continuing Medical
Education at (910) 715-7062 to reserve your
space and dinner.

 

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