168. Should Hospital HAI Prevention Policies Translate to Nursing Homes?
Saturday, October 5, 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 130-131 (Hall E)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • apply practical infection control and prevention policies that translate between acute care and long-term care settings
  • compare and contrast the pros and cons surrounding contact precautions in nursing homes
  • compare and contrast the pros and cons surrounding active surveillance in nursing homes

Target Audience: scientists, researchers, infectious diseases physicians, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists, epidemiologists

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Christopher Crnich, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Nimalie Stone, MD, MS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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:


C. Crnich, None

N. Stone, None

L. Mody, None

C. Crnich, None

S. G. Weber, None

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