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Antimicrobials in Critical Care: Discussing Cases With the Experts

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Course description

This symposium will provide critical care clinicians with an interactive educational experience that illuminates the need for antimicrobials, for which patients they should be used, when they should be prescribed, and for what length of time.

Course Objectives

  1. Summarize recent advancements in novel antimicrobial agents.
  2. Review the clinical trial evidentiary base and regulatory approvals for antimicrobial use.
  3. Discuss expert consensus recommendations for antimicrobial use in specific cases with comorbidities.

The Antimicrobials in Critical Care: Discussing Cases with the Experts is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, US.

Publication expiration date: October 8, 2025

Item Number: 7207.92


Ryan Maves, MD, FCCP
Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology
Sections of Infectious Diseases and Critical Care Medicine
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC


Namita Jayaprakash, MB, Bch, BAO
Department of Emergency Medicine and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Medical Director Quality and Patient Safety, Emergency Medicine
Physician Lead System Sepsis Program
Henry Ford Health
Detroit, MI

Angel Coz Yataco, MD, FCCP
Staff Physician
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Co-Chair
Enterprise Sepsis Steering Committee
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

CME/CE Claim Instructions
Antimicrobials in Critical Care: Discussing Cases With the Experts

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Physician Credit

The American College of Chest Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Chest Physicians designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16433, for 1.25 contact hours.

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American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 1.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Maintenance of Certification Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 MOC Part 2 Medical Knowledge points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

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