Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections are common in patients undergoing solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Test your knowledge and interact with faculty as they present multiple clinical cases on the management of CMV infection in patients undergoing transplantation. The faculty will discuss how to select appropriate therapy based on clinical presentation and disease and patient characteristics and present the most recent data supporting their rationale for treatment choices. [bold]You must be registered for the American Transplant Congress 2022 to attend this symposium.[/bold]
This activity is intended for transplant specialists (solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplants), infectious disease specialists, transplant pharmacists, advance practice providers (NPs/PAs), and other healthcare professionals interested in the management of CMV infection following transplantation.
The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to discuss the role of new treatments for CMV infection in patients following transplant and how to best incorporate them into clinical practice.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will: Have increased knowledge regarding the[LIST][ITEM]Clinical burden of refractory or resistant CMV infection post-transplant[ITEM]Prevention of CMV infection post-transplant[/LIST]Have greater competence related to[LIST][ITEM]Management of CMV infection with conventional therapy and infections that are resistant to conventional antiviral therapy[/LIST]Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to[LIST][ITEM]Select evidence-based, individualized management strategies for CMV in patients following transplant[/LIST]
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[bold]For Physicians[/bold] Medscape, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 [italic]AMA PRA Category 1 Credits[/italic]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. [bold]For Nurses[/bold] Awarded 1.0 contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs. [bold]For Pharmacists[/bold] Medscape designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour(s) (0.100 CEUs) (Universal Activity Number: JA0007105-0000-22-127-L01-P).
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