Management of Suspected Staphylococcal Infections in Children in the Era of Community MRSA
May 15, 2008
George K. Siberry, MD, MPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Harriet Lane Clinic
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Marlene R. Miller, MD, MSc, FAAP
National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI)
Director of Quality and Safety, Associate Professor
Johns Hopkins Children's Centers
By the end of this Webinar, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the origin of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strains causing infections in healthy children.
- Work with your local laboratory to understand local antibiotic susceptibility patterns.
- Recognize the clinical presentations of community staphylococcal infections.
- Develop an approach to the management of suspected staphylococcal infections in children in the face of high rates of community MRSA.
You Should Participate if you are a(n):
- General Pediatrician
- Pediatric Sub-specialist
- Family Physician
- Allied Health Professional (PNP, PA, Nurse)
- Administrator (VP Medical Affairs, Risk Manager, Medical Director)
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