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Management of Suspected Staphylococcal Infections in Children in the Era of Community MRSA

May 15, 2008

Speaker:
George K. Siberry, MD, MPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Harriet Lane Clinic
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, Maryland

Moderator:
Marlene R. Miller, MD, MSc, FAAP
Vice President-Quality
National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI)
Alexandria, Virginia
Director of Quality and Safety, Associate Professor
Johns Hopkins Children's Centers
Baltimore, Maryland

By the end of this Webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the origin of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) strains causing infections in healthy children.
  2. Work with your local laboratory to understand local antibiotic susceptibility patterns.
  3. Recognize the clinical presentations of community staphylococcal infections.
  4. 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
    • Resident
    • Allied Health Professional (PNP, PA, Nurse)
    • Administrator (VP Medical Affairs, Risk Manager, Medical Director)


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