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Medical Grand Rounds

Thursday, September 5, 2019
8:00am – 9:00am

UConn Health
Low learning Center

Medical Grand Rounds Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Department of Medicine

Speakers: David Bananch, MD, MPH Vivian Leung, MD Associate Professor of Medicine CT Department of Public Health Head of Infection Prevention Hartford, CT Hospital Epidemiologist UCONN Health Title: Infections Caused by Carbapenem-Resistant Gram-Negative Organisms: Clinical and Public Health Advances, Challenges and Opportunities

Date: September 5, 2019

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Location: Henry Low Learning Center UConn Health

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Describe the approach to microbiology testing available for carbapenem-resistant organisms. 2. State the potential roles of recently FDA-approved drugs for the treatment of cabapenem-resistant organisms. 3. Discuss the public health approach to preventing the spread of carbapenem-resistant organisms at a statewide level.

Target Audience: The Department of Medicine faculty, housestaff and students, though many topics will be of interest to housestaff, students and other faculty members within the University of CT School of Medicine and Dental Medicine.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speakers, Dr. Banach and Dr. Lueng have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Banach and Dr. Leung will not be discussing the use of off -labeled use of any products.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.


*CME will be only provided for “living” viewing of the presentation.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the eval


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