36. The Environment—A New Frontier
Thursday, October 3, 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 134 (Hall E)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • apply methods to standardize cleaning practices in healthcare
  • describe current controversies about infection prevention practices for procedures that do not occur in the operating room

Target Audience: scientists, researchers, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  L. Silvia Munoz-Price, M.D., University of Miami/ Jackson Memorial Hospital and Curtis J. Donskey, MD, Cleveland Veteran Affairs Medical Center

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:


L. S. Munoz-Price, Sage : Speaker's Bureau, one time honorarium for a speaking activity
Steris: speaking activity, one time honorarium for speaking activity

C. J. Donskey, 3M: Consultant, Consulting fee
GOJO: Collaborator, Research support
STERIS: Consultant, Speaker honorarium
EcoLab: Grant Investigator, Research grant

W. Rutala, Clorox: Consultant, Consulting fee
Advanced Sterilization Products: Consultant, Consulting fee

P. C. Carling, Ecolab: Consultant, Patent License to Ecolab and Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee and Royalty
Steris: Consultant and Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee and Speaker honorarium

S. Cohen, None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PST, Oct. 2nd with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.