Interactive Session:
114. Thorny Cases in Infection Control
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Room: Grand Ballroom (East-West)

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • address real life controversial issues in infection control and employee health that crop up usually on a Friday evening
  • identify some of the concerns associated with infected and potentially infectious health care workers
  • critically evaluate the implications of isolation and control of hospital acquired pathogens

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Pharmacists, Nurses, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, Adult ID

Interactive Moderators:  Trish Perl, MD, MSc, FIDSA, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and Paul Ananth Tambyah, MD, National University of Singapore


10:15 AM
Interactive Panelist
Louise-Marie Dembry, MD

10:35 AM
Interactive Panelist
Robert Weinstein, MD, FIDSA

10:55 AM
Interactive Panelist
Evelina Tacconelli

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 application-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-091-L05-P


T. Perl, BioMerieux: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Pfizer: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Sage: Grant Investigator and Investigator, Grant recipient and Research grant
Merck: Grant Investigator and Investigator, Grant recipient and Research grant
Pew Trust: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Hospira: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee

P. A. Tambyah, Astra Zeneca: Independent Contractor, Speaker honorarium
Novartis: speaker, Speaker honorarium
Baxter: Grant Investigator, Educational support
Merlion Pharma: Grant Investigator, Educational grant
ADAMAS: Grant Investigator, Educational grant
APACI: Board Member, Travel support

L. M. Dembry, None

R. Weinstein, None

E. Tacconelli, None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.