REVAMPING PNEUMONIA DIAGNOSIS AND ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP WITH ADVANCED MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

Tuesday 19 July 2022

19:30-20:30 Singapore time (UTC+8) 


An educational initiative sponsored by bioMérieux

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TOPIC

Revamping Pneumonia Diagnosis and Antimicrobial Stewardship with Advanced Molecular Diagnostics

​OUTLINE

This webinar presents the latest clinical practices of infectious disease management topics followed by an open discussion for healthcare professionals across Asia Pacific for medical educational purpose. This episode will demonstrate real-world case presentations by international physicians speaking about their experiences of patient management and value-based diagnostic stewardship.

What You Will Learn

  • Latest evolution of diagnostic practices with clinical cases of non-ICU Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Ventilator-Acquired Pneumonia and COVID-19 Pneumonia.

    • Case 1: Prescribing antibiotics for every CAP?

    • Case 2: Treating older patients of multiple comorbidities, including COPD

    • Case 3: When vancomycin/piperacillin-tazobactam is not enough

    • Case 4: COVID-19 and VAP

  • The implementation of new, rapid, multiplex PCR diagnostics and care of pneumonia patients, helping medical practitioners feel less stressful and more confident in managing patients suspected of lower respiratory tract infections during the pandemic.

FORMAT

  1. Welcome and Introduction from the APSR

  2. Welcome from the BioMerieux

  3. Presentation
    ・40 minutes for Presentation
    ・5 minutes Summary and Conclusions
    ・5 minutes Q&A

  4. Closing Remarks from the APSR

SPEAKERS

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Dr Tufik Assad

Medical Director of Critical Care Unit, Williamson Medical Center
U.S.A

SPEAKER

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Dr David C L Lam

President

APSR

Hong Kong

OPENING, CLOSING REMARKS

Dr. Yuanlin Song

Dr Yuanlin Song

Head

APSR Respiratory Infections (non-TB) Assembly

China

CHAIR

An educational initiative sponsored by bioMérieux

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