Named Lecture:
83. Edward H. Kass Lecture
Thursday, October 18, 2012: 5:05 PM-5:50 PM
Room: Ballroom 20 ABCD

Learning Objectives:

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

  • summarize social changes relevant to infection prevention and control
  • describe evidence-based and indicator-based strategies for preventing infections
  • identify the role of leadership in prevention behaviors

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public Health Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Lab Personnel, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, Hospital Administrators, HIV Specialists, HIV Clinicians, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Global ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderator:  Eli Perencevich, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine


5:05 PM
Infection Prevention and Social Change
Elaine Larson, PhD, RN, FIDSA, FSHEA

CME Credits: Maximum of .75 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM


E. Perencevich, PurThread Technologies, LLC: Consultant, Consulting fee

E. Larson, Deb Healthcare: Grant Investigator, Research grant
Clorox: Grant Investigator, Research grant
GOJO: Consultant, Research support

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