Meet-the-Professor Session:
146. Guidance for Healthcare-Associated Infection Surveillance in Nursing Homes
Saturday, October 5, 2013: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 132-133 (Hall E)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • apply guidance for infection surveillance in nursing homes
  • describe standardized criteria and methodology for surveillance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • employ new surveillance resources and apply implementation opportunities

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

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Meet-the-Professor:  Allison McGeer, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FSHEA, Mount Sinai Hospital


7:00 AM
Allison McGeer, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FSHEA

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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

ACPE Number:


A. McGeer, None

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