Lunch Symposia

 
 

Date: TBA

Time: 1250 – 1350hrs (lunch provided in hall)

Venue: Theatrette, Exhibition Hall

 
 
 

Date: Wednesday 16 October

Time: 1250 – 1350hrs (lunch provided in hall)

Venue: Theatrette, Exhibition Hall

Chair: Dr. Kenneth Chan (Singapore)

Speaker 1: Dr. Michael Niederman (USA)
Title: Current Toolbox for treating Multidrug Resistant Pathogens in the ICU: Focus on Nosocomial Pneumonia

Speaker 2: Dr. Ricard Ferrer (Spain)
Title: Nosocomial Pneumonia in Ventilated Patients: Ceftolozane/Tazobactam Versus Meropenem (ASPECT-NP Study)

MSD Satellite Symposium Short Synopsis:
During this one-hour satellite symposium, Dr. Michael Niederman will discuss the disease burden of selected multi-drug resistant pathogens, focusing on nosocomial pneumonia in intensive care units . The audience will gain insights into the limitations of current treatment options available from various perspectives. Dr. Ricard Ferrer will then describe the recent ASPECT-NP study in nosocomial pneumonia, first presenting the study design, inclusion/exclusion criteria, patient demographic data, and primary/secondary end point results, and then reviewing the mortality, clinical cure and microbiology response results.

 

Date: Thursday 17 October

Time: 1250 – 1350hrs (lunch provided in hall)

Venue: Theatrette, Exhibition Hall


Breakfast Symposium

 
 

Do No Harm: Impacting pressure injuries and hospital acquired pneumonia with evidence based practices

Date: Wednesday 16 October

Time: 0715 – 0830 (Breakfast served at 0715hrs)

Venue: Meeting Room 220

Speakers: Ms Kathleen Vollman and Ms Michelle Barakat Johnson.