Meet-the-Professor Session:
147. Infection Prevention and Control During Care of Children and Adults with Cystic Fibrosis
Saturday, October 5, 2013: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 270-276

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe new knowledge of pathogens and modes of transmission that have informed the updated infection prevention and control recommendations for care of children and adults with cystic fibrosis
  • identify new recommendations for infection prevention and control during the care of children and adults with cystic fibrosis patients
  • apply this knowledge to care processes for children and adults with cystic fibrosis in inpatient and outpatient facilities as well as non-healthcare settings

Target Audience: public health practitioners, nurses, microbiologists, infectious diseases physicians, infectious diseases pediatricians, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists, hospital administrators, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians

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

Meet-the-professors:  Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH, FSHEA, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and Jane D. Siegel, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center


7:00 AM
Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH, FSHEA

7:20 AM
Jane D. Siegel, MD

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:


L. Saiman, None

J. D. Siegel, None

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.