Thursday, May 12, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Research Bldg. 6, 1.206 Auditorium
Gerald Beathard, MD, PhD, FACP, FCPA, FASN, FASDIN
Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Interventional Nephrology
“ Management of CRBSI Associated with Dialysis Access Catheter ”
Objectives: At this conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
- Have a working knowledge of catheter related bloodstream infection.
- Understanding of mechanisms of catheter related infection.
- Improved approach to diagnosis of catheter related infections, and management of dialysis related infections according to current recommended standards of practice.
Target Audience and Needs: Internal Medicine faculty, staff, registered nurses, residents, fellows, students, and internists specializing in Allergy & Immunology,
Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, Geriatrics, Hematology & Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Palliative Care, Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, and Rheumatology need to be regularly updated with
new research and guidelines regarding the evaluation and management of medical disorders and implement them in clinical practice to enhance the quality of patient care and improve patient outcomes.
Educational Methods: Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussion.
Activity Evaluation: Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.
Accreditation/Credit Designation: The University of Texas Medical Branch is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
The University of Texas Medical Branch designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Everyone is welcome.