204. Infection Prevention Beyond Hospital Walls
Saturday, October 5, 2013: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 104 (Gateway Ballroom)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • understand health system approaches to prevention practices and policies in hemodialysis centers
  • provide practical guidance for infection prevention in high risk cancer populations
  • describe issues and implement solutions for preventing infections in medical residential facilities

Target Audience: scientists, researchers, nurses, members-in-training, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, infectious diseases pediatricians, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists, hospital administrators, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians, academicians

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

Moderators:  Kent A. Sepkowitz, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Judith Guzman-Cottrill, DO, Oregon Health and Science University

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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

ACPE Number:


K. A. Sepkowitz, None

J. Guzman-Cottrill, None

J. Guzman-Cottrill, Ronald McDonald House Charities: Collaborator, Travel Reimbursement for attending a Ronald McDonald House Charities national conference, where an Infection Prevention Stakeholders Meeting was held.

M. Kamboj, None

E. Lacson, FMCNA: Employee, Salary

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