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CME / ABIM MOC

Countdown in Critical Care: Syndromic Testing for Bloodstream Infections

  • Authors: Trevor Van Schooneveld, MD; Seth Koenig, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 7/7/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 7/7/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.25 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for infectious disease specialists, critical care specialists, and emergency medicine physicians.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to understand the rationale for the use of syndromic testing in the management of bloodstream infections (BSIs).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Pathogens detected by syndromic panels for BSIs
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Making treatment recommendations based on results of multiplex panel testing


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Faculty

  • Trevor Van Schooneveld, MD

    Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
    Department of Internal Medicine
    Medical Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Omaha, Nebraska

    Disclosures

    Trevor Van Schooneveld, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Biofire
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Biofire; Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Research funding from: Biofire; Insmed; Merck

  • Seth Koenig, MD

    Chief of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
    Chief of Medicine
    Kent Hospital
    Warwick, Rhode Island

    Disclosures

    Seth Koenig, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Cook Medical; FujiFilm; Sonosite

Editor

  • Roderick Smith, MS

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Roderick Smith, MS, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.


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    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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CME / ABIM MOC

Countdown in Critical Care: Syndromic Testing for Bloodstream Infections

Authors: Trevor Van Schooneveld, MD; Seth Koenig, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 7/7/2022

Valid for credit through: 7/7/2023

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