Indian Academy of pediatrics under the IAP Action Plan 2014 is organizing a dedicated conference on Antimicrobials- “ANTIMICROBIOCON- 2014” at Ahmedabad on 04-05 October 2014.

The activity is a part of the IAP project to contain Antimicrobial Resistance by promoting Rational Antibiotic Practice among pediatric fraternity. The control of growing menace of antimicrobial resistance is an urgent priority for all of us involved in childcare and needs urgent attention.

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Please find below the scientific program of the conference:

Time

Day 1- 4 October 2014

Speaker

09.30 am to 10.00am

Antibimicrobials in pneumonia - Barriers and solutions

Dr. S. Balasubramanian

10.00am to 10.30am

Extrapolatiing from the West - IDSA/NICE etc guidelines

Dr. SuhasPrabhu

10.30 am to 11.15 am

Antifungal in Pediatric practice

 

 

Clinical pharmacology

Dr. Satish Pandya

 

When do I need antifungals in office practice

Dr. A.J. Chitkara

 

Antifungals in hospitalised patients - when and which ?

Dr. Sudhir Sane

11.15am to 11.45 am

Tea Break

 

11.45 am to 12.30 pm

Staphylococcal infections

Mediator:

 

 

Dr. UpendraKinjawadekar

 

 

Panelists:

 

 

Dr. Abhay Shah

 

 

Dr. BaldevPrajapati

 

 

Dr. Shivananda

 

 

Dr. S.S. Kamath

12.30 pm to 01.30 pm

A quick look at the Guidelines

 

 

UTI

Dr. A.S. Vasudev

 

Topical therapy

Dr. Pravin Mehta

 

Neonatal sepsis - how do we differ from the west?

Dr. Ashish Mehta

 

Febrile Neutropenia

Dr. Nitin Shah

01.30pm to 02.30 pm

LUNCH

 

02.30pm to 03.15 pm

Territories less traversed

 

 

PK/PD - Clinical implications

Dr. A.J. Chitkara

 

Antibiotic sparing  Immunization

Dr. Shyam Kukreja

03.15pm to 03.45 pm

Can I be rational without the lab support?

Dr. Anand Shandilya

(Empiric Antibiotic therapy - therapeutic and prophylactic)

03.45pm to 04.15 pm

Irrational formulations ,Drug licensing rules and regulations

Dr. Raju Shah

04.15pm to 04.45 pm

Infection Control in Nursing homes

Dr. Anita Shet

04.45pm to 05.15 pm

Quiz - Case based quiz

Dr. Prakash Vaidya

 

 

Dr. Chetan Trivedi

07.00 pm onwards

DandiyaNite

 

 

Time

Day 2- 5 October 2014

Speaker

09.30 am to 10.00 am

Antimicrobial resistance - a ticking bomb

TBD

10.00 am to 10.45 am

Inaugration and Keynote address

Dr. V.M. Katoch

 

AMR problems and solutions

 

10.45 am to 11.30 am

Antivirals in Pediatric Practice

 

 

Clinical pharmacology

Dr. Palaniraman

 

When do I use antivirals in office practice ?

Dr. JeesonUnni

 

Antivirals in hospitalised patients - when and which ?

Dr. Ira Shah

11.30 am to 11.45 am

Tea Break

 

11.45 am to 12.30 pm

Which antibiotics in ICU infections ?

Mediator:

 

case based panel

Dr. Vijay Yewale

 

 

Panelists:

 

 

Dr. Dheeren Gupta

 

 

Dr. Atul Kulkarni

 

 

Dr. MadhumitaOtiv

 

 

Dr. Bakul Parekh

12.30 pm to 01.30 pm

Panel - RNTCP and MDR TB

Mod:

 

 

Dr. Ketan Shah

 

 

Dr. SushilKabra

 

 

Dr. Varinder Singh

 

 

Dr. AnkitParakh

01.30pm to 02.30 pm

LUNCH

 

02.30pm to 03.15 pm

Escalation and Deescalation and IV-PO switch

Mod:

 

 

Dr. Shyam Kukreja

 

 

Dr. P. Ramachandran

 

 

Dr. Rohit Agrawal

 

 

Dr. AshwaniSood

03.15 pm to 04.00 pm 

IAP Guidelines in review- (rapid fire session)

 

 

(Malaria, enteric fever, pyogenic meningitis)

Dr. JayashreeNadkarni

 

 

Dr. Arun Shah

 

 

Dr. Parang Mehta

04.00 pm to 04.15 pm

Valedictory

 

04.15 pm to 05.00 pm 

HIGH TEA