164. Advanced Design and Analysis of Intervention Studies for HAI Prevention
Saturday, October 5, 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 104 (Gateway Ballroom)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe methods to enhance the strength of evidence in quasi-experimental studies
  • compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of efficacy vs. effectiveness studies
  • describe methods to improve data synthesis

Target Audience: public health practitioners, nurses, members-in-training, infectious diseases pediatricians, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists, hospital administrators, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Daniel Morgan, MD, MS, University of Maryland School of Medicine and Marin Schweizer, PhD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine


11:00 AM

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:


D. Morgan, Welch Allyn : Consultant, Consulting fee
Sanogiene : Consultant, Consulting fee

M. Schweizer, None

J. C. Mcgregor, None

E. Lautenbach, None

M. Schweizer, None

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