3. Healthcare-Associated Infections: Insights from Developing Countries and Humanitarian Crises
Wednesday, October 2, 2013: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 104 (Gateway Ballroom)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the behavior change interventions with greater precision, predictability and pace towards reduction in neonatal mortality
  • list the challenges of preventing surgical site infections in a resource limited setting
  • discuss prevention and control in the healthcare settings for tuberculosis

Target Audience: vaccinologists, scientists, researchers, public health practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, microbiologists, members-in-training, medical students and residents, lab personnel, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, infectious diseases pediatricians, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Nalini Singh, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, Children's National Medical Center and Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD, Thammasat University

CME Credits: Maximum of 2.0 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:


N. Singh, None

A. Apisarnthanarak, None

V. Kumar, None

A. Apisarnthanarak, None

J. Farley, None

R. A. Murphy, None

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