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Clinical Challenges in High-Risk Patient Populations with Pneumonia

Andrew Shorr

Andrew Shorr, MD, MPH, MBA
Section Head of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University

Disclosure (s):
Dr. Shorr is a speaker for Merck and is a consultant for La Jolla, Merck, Pfizer, Shionogi, Entasis, and Spero. Program Chair, Dr. Danziger is a speaker for Paratek Pharma and Shionogi. Dr. Novak, CME Faculty Advisor, is a consultant for Viiv Pharmaceuticals and a principal investigator for Janssen. All other reviewers who contributed to this activity have no relevant financial relationships of interest to disclose.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this knowledge-based activity, participating individuals should be able to:

  • Describe the clinical challenges and recognize high-risk patient populations with HABP/VABP.
  • Discuss the prevalence and outcomes in patients with HABP/VABP caused by multidrug-resistant Gram-negative microorganisms.
Target Audience: Pharmacists Fee: $5
Release Date: April 5, 2021 Expiration Date: April 5, 2023
Estimated time to complete: 0.5 hours CE: 0.5 contact hour (0.05 CEUs)

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Acknowledgments: This activity is supported by an educational grant by Shionogi Inc.

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