Oral Abstract Session:
134. Improving Healthcare Worker Hand Hygiene Adherence
Friday, October 4, 2013: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 200-212

Learning Objectives:


Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Eli Perencevich, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and John M. Boyce, MD, FIDSA, Yale-New Haven Hospital


2:00 PM
Healthcare Worker Hand Carriage of Klebsiella Pneumoniae Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae and other Gram Negative Rods at Long Term Acute Care Hospitals
Rosie D. Lyles-Banks, MD, MHA ; Karen Lolans-Mazza, BS ; Shayna Weiner, MPH ; Donald Blom, RN, BA ; Nicholas Moore, MS, MLS(ASCP) ; Michael Y. Lin, MD, MPH ; Robert A Weinstein, MD, FIDSA ; Mary K Hayden, MD, FSHEA, FIDSA

2:15 PM
The Role of Healthcare Workers’ Behavior on Compliance to Five Moments Hand Hygiene
Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD ; Thanee Eiamsitrakoon ; Winitra Nuallaong ; Thana Khawcharoenporn, MD ; Linda Mundy, MD

2:30 PM
Comparison of Hand Hygiene Monitoring using the 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene Method versus a Wash In-Wash Out Method
Venkata C.K. Sunkesula, M.D., M.S ; David Meranda, BS ; Trina Zabarsky, RN, CNP ; Sirisha Kundrapu, M.D. ; Abhishek Deshpande, M.D., Ph.D. ; David Macinga, PhD ; Curtis Donskey, MD

2:45 PM
Hand Hygiene Compliance Among Health Care Personnel in Outpatient Settings
Margaret Spach, BA ; Justin Getka, BA ; Mary Bessesen, MD ; Cynthia Gibert, MD, MSc ; Ann-Christine Nyquist, MD, MSPH ; Connie Price, MD ; Lewis Radonovich, MD ; Nicholas G Reich, PhD ; Maria Rodriguez-Barradas, MD ; Michael Simberkoff, MD ; Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc, FIDSA, FSHEA

3:00 PM
Recognizing Hand Hygiene Technique from Accelerometry Data: a First Step Towards a New Standard of Hand Hygiene Measurement
Valerie Galluzzi ; James Arbogast, PhD ; Ted Herman, PhD ; Danny Parker, PhD ; Alberto Segre, PhD ; David Shumaker ; Philip M. Polgreen, MD

3:15 PM
Searching for an Optimal Hand Hygiene Bundle: a Meta-Analysis
Marin Schweizer, PhD ; Heather Reisinger, PhD ; Michael Ohl, MD, MSPH ; Michelle Formanek, BS ; Amy Blevins, MALS ; Melissa Ward, MS ; Eli Perencevich, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA

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E. Perencevich, None

J. M. Boyce, Gojo Industries: Collaborator, Consultant, Investigator and Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee and Research support
3M: Consultant, Consulting fee
Ekahau: Investigator, Research support
Madison Research Technologies: Consultant, Consulting fee
Clorox: Consultant and Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee and Speaker honorarium

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