Named Lecture:
138. SHEA Lectureship: Challenges and Opportunities for HAI Prevention
Friday, October 4, 2013: 3:45 PM-4:15 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: Esplanade Ballroom 301-310

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • identify prevention progress for at least three types of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) in the past 10 years
  • describe at least two U.S. national or state policies related to HAI
  • outline three challenges and opportunities for HAI prevention in the next 5 years

Target Audience: hospital epidemiologists, epidemiologists

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

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


3:45 PM
Challenges and Opportunities for HAI Prevention
Denise Cardo, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA

CME Credits: Maximum of 0.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-13-134-L05-P


J. A. Jernigan, None

D. Cardo, None

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