Interactive Session:
88. Thorny Issues in Infection Control
Friday, October 4, 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: Esplanade Ballroom 301-310

Learning Objectives:

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

  • respond to case studies that contain difficult problems with infection control and prevention
  • identify and review the literature that support the recommendations made about approaches to difficult infection control issues
  • discuss processes and steps to approach controversial or complicated exposures to communicable diseases, outbreaks, or other infection control dilemmas

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

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

Interactive Moderators:  Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc, FIDSA, FSHEA, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and Paul Ananth Tambyah, MD, FSHEA, National University of Singapore


8:30 AM
Interactive Panelist
Andreas Widmer, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA

8:50 AM
Interactive Panelist
L. Silvia Munoz-Price, M.D.

9:10 AM
Interactive Panelist
Susan Coffin, MD, MPH

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:


T. M. Perl, None

P. A. Tambyah, Sanofi-Pasteur: Grant Investigator and Research Contractor, Research grant
GSK: Grant Investigator and Research Contractor, Consulting fee and Research grant
Fabentech: Grant Investigator and Research Contractor, Research grant
Inviragen: Research Contractor, Research grant
3M: speaker, Speaker honorarium
MSD: Speaker, Speaker honorarium
Teleflex: Training grant, Grant recipient

A. Widmer, None

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

S. Coffin, None

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