Internal Medicine Grand Rounds-11988
7/20/2010,
Wael Shams, M.D.
Reports there is NOT a financial interest/arrangement of affiliation with one or more organizations which could be perceived as a real or apparent COI in the context of this presentation.
Does not anticipate discussing the unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device during this lecture.
This Continuing Medical Education activity has not received support from any commercial source.
How to Interpret Automated Susceptibility Antibiograms and 'Don't Fall in the Ditch!'
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
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Identify antimicrobial resistance patterns which may be missed on routine automated susceptibility antibiograms          
Choose appropriate antibiotic therapy for infections caused by the identifies resistant organisms          
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Enterobacteriacae showing susceptibility to imipenem and resistance to ertapenem may have:
A. ESBL
B. KPC
C. ICR
ABC
Correct Answer: C      
Based on what you heard today
What new information/strategy do you plan to implement into your clinical practice?
What challenges or barriers might prevent you from implementing this new information/strategy?
What topics do you feel need to be addressed in future CME activities in this clinical area or others?
If you have questions, concerns, or comments about this activity, please contact: Barbara Sucher, M.B.A., Associate Dean for CME cmeadean@etsu.edu or 423.439.8081.