Symposium:
140. Top Epidemiology and Infection Control Papers of the Year
Friday, October 4, 2013: 4:30 PM-5:45 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: Esplanade Ballroom 301-310

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the most important published studies in infection prevention and healthcare epidemiology from the past year
  • describe effective infection prevention methods based upon the latest published evidence
  • discuss research gaps and priority areas for future research in healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention

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

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderator:  John A. Jernigan, MD, MS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Presentations:

4:40 PM
Best Papers and Concepts from the Americas
Robert Weinstein, MD, FIDSA

5:10 PM
Best Papers from Across the Ponds
Andreas Widmer, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA

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

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours (0.125 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-13-097-L01-P

Disclosures:

J. A. Jernigan, None

R. Weinstein, None

A. Widmer, 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.