SEPSIS: Choosing Antibiotics & Prognostic Markers

December 4, 2020
3:00 pm-4:30 pm | Karachi

Medical College

Learning Objectives
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the basic pathology of sepsis and to grasp the importance of timing in sepsis therapy including early detection and management
  • Select appropriate antibiotics for adequate initial coverage of all likely pathogens and assess the risk for multi-drug resistant organisms
  • Discuss outcomes of Sepsis in Internal Medicine - AKU experience

Speakers and Topics
  • Dr Bushra Jamil, MBBS, FRCP, FACP, Professor, Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine and Internal Medicine Service Line | ‘Sepsis Mortality & Prognostic Markers’
  • Dr Iffat Khanum, MBBS, FCPS, (IM), FCPS(ID), FACP, Senior Instructor, Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine and Internal Medicine Service Line | ‘Sepsis Management & Choice of Antibiotics’
  • Dr Ainan Arshad, MBBS, FCPS, Senior Instructor, Hospitalist, Associate Programme Director, Internal Medicine Department of Medicine and Internal Medicine Service Line | ‘Data on Sepsis- AKU Experience’

Moderator
Dr Ali Aziz, MD, Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine, Senior Instructor, Hospitalist, Department of Medicine and Internal Medicine Service Line

Who should attend
All health care professionals

Organiser
Internal Medicine Service Line, in collaboration with Centre for Innovation in Medical Education & Department of Continuing Professional Education, AKU

The Aga Khan University Department of Continuing Professional Education is accredited by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) and the American Association of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) to provide continuing medical  education. The American Association of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AACME Category 1 Credit(s). Each participant should only claim those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Image credit:

Arek Socha

V E N U E

The session will be conducted online.

Only registered participants will receive the link to attend the online session.

Participants from within and outside AKU will be charged PKR 300 for a CME certificate.

C O N T A C T

Conference Secretariat 
021 3486 4578/3486 4584
conf.sect@aku.edu