The 40th Remington Winter Course in Infectious Diseases

  • Organiser: Jack S. Remington, MD, FACP, FRCP

  • Venue: Snowmass, Colorado

  • Date: 9 - 13 February, 2014

  • Posted: 27/01/2014

  • Type: Announcement

  • Language: English

Thirty-nine years ago, this program was developed in an effort to contribute high-quality medical and scientific information and to provide continuing medical education to physicians. This high level of education has continued and has now evolved into one of the premier infectious diseases meetings in the United States.

Program :

  • Treatment of infection in the immunocompromised transplant recipient;

  • Optimal infection control strategies;

  • Updated treatment guidelines for preventing and treating opportunistic infections in patients with HIV/AIDS;

  • Emerging infections due to antibiotic resistant pathogens including MRSA, VRE, Acinetobacter and NDM-1 producing Enterobacteriaceae;

  • Optimal infection control practices and treatment strategies for Clostridium difficile;

  • Optimal treatment approaches to the care of patients with hepatitis B and C virus infection;

  • New information in the prevention and treatment of complications of bacterial endocarditis;

  • Prevention and treatment of influenza strains;

  • Emerging antibiotic resistance and reduced susceptibility in gram positive and gram negative pathogens and the use of pharmacokinetic / pharmacodynamic principles in achieving effective therapy;

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