Named Lecture:
151. SHEA Lectureship
Friday, October 19, 2012: 3:45 PM-4:15 PM
Room: Ballroom 20 ABCD
Developed in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe how products, practices, principles and technology in the healthcare environment (air, water, surfaces and disinfection and sterilization) have been and continue to be integrated into practice to prevent patient exposure to pathogens
  • discuss new technologies for the healthcare environment as well as future opportunities and challenges

Target Audience: Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, Hospital Administrators, Health Care Workers, Epidemiologists

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Jan E. Patterson, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, University of Texas Health Sciences Center and Scott Fridkin, MD, FSHEA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


CME Credits: Maximum of 0.5 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM


J. E. Patterson, Pfizer: spouse, Research grant and Speaker honorarium
Toyoma: spouse, Research grant
RIbX: Consultant, Consulting fee

S. Fridkin, None

W. Rutala, Clorox: Consultant, Consulting fee
Advanced Sterilization Products: Consultant, Consulting fee
3M: Speaker, Speaker honorarium

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