Infective endocarditis is a life-threatening infection of the cardiac valves associated with significant in-hospital morbidity and mortality. This conference will share the combined expertise of the University of Kentucky multidisciplinary endocarditis team with interactive talks from specialists in the fields of infectious diseases, addiction medicine, cardiac surgery, cardiology and neurology.
4:00-4:30 p.m. - Sami El-Dalati, MD – The UK Multidisciplinary Endocarditis Team and the Role of Oral Antibiotics in Treatment of Infective Endocarditis
4:30-5:00 p.m. - Talal Alnabelsi, MD – Imaging Modalities for the Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis
5:00-5:30 p.m. - Sami El-Dalati, MD – I Can’t Believe It’s Not Intravenous: A Paradigm Shift to Oral Antibiotic Therapy for Infective Endocarditis
5:30-5:45 p.m. - 15 minute break
5:45-6:15 p.m. - Eloise Fourie, DO and Anna-Maria South, MD – Treatment of Substance Use Disorder in Patients with Infective Endocarditis
6:15-6:45 p.m. - John Gurley, MD – Diagnosis and Treatment of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Infections
6:45-7:15 p.m. - Hassan Reda, MD – Surgical approach to Left-Sided Infective Endocarditis
7:15-7:45 p.m. - Michael Sekela, MD – A Surgeon’s Approach to Tricuspid Valve Infective Endocarditis
7:45-8:00 p.m. - Q&A
The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this in-person activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The faculty and planners of these activities have no relevant relationships to disclose. All relevant relationships were mitigated prior to the start of this activity.
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