Named Lecture:
210. Maxwell Finland Lecture: Successes and Challenges in Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections
Saturday, October 5, 2013: 5:00 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:

  • describe the historical and current approaches to prevention of healthcare associated infections
  • describe regulatory , cultural and governmental influences driving changes in healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention
  • identify the challenges and opportunities to improve patient safety and quality and reduce the risk of healthcare associated infections in the future

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

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderator:  Scott Fridkin, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 0.75 knowledge-based contact hours (0.075 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-13-130-L05-P


S. Fridkin, None

V. J. Fraser, National Institutes of Health: Grant Investigator, Research grant
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Grant Investigator, Research grant
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Grant Investigator, Research grant
The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital: Grant Investigator, Research grant
Battelle: Consultant, Consulting fee
Express Scripts: Shareholder, Stock

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