Program Schedule

Information Technology: Your New BFF?

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 114
Co-organized with the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe how IT can be used to streamline data collection for surveillance and public reporting and to help prevent infection in patient care at the bedside
  • describe how the EMR can help facilitate an institution's antimicrobial stewardship efforts, and understand the current limitations to implementation
  • describe how IT can be used to improve patient safety at the bedside with a focus on non-infectious outcomes

Target Audience: Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Keith Woeltje, MD, PhD, Washington Univ. School of Medicine and Michael Lin, MD, MPH, Rush University Medical Center

8:30 AM
IT for Infection Prevention
Keith Woeltje, MD, PhD

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-14-140-L04-P


K. Woeltje, None

M. Lin, None

K. Woeltje, None

J. Pogue, None

G. Zuccotti, CRICO: Employee, Salary

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