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Volume 35, Issue 10
Publication date: April 1, 2015
Expiration date: April 1, 2018

Emerging Antimicrobial Resistance in Pediatric Patients
Pranita D. Tamma, MD, MHS (Moderator)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases; Director, Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

Latania K. Logan, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Jason G. Newland, MD, MEd
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children’s Mercy Hospital; Pediatric Infectious Diseases Physician, Kansas City, Missouri

Learning Objectives
After completing this activity, the physician should be better able to:
1. Describe the existing state of antimicrobial resistance in the United States.
2. Define common mechanisms of antibiotic resistance.
3. Discuss common methods of testing for multidrug-resistant organisms.
4. List treatment options for resistant Gram-positive organisms.
5. List treatment options for resistant Gram-negative organisms.


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