Program Schedule

Long-Term Care and Infection Prevention: It's Another World

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 107-AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the shifting scope of care provided in long term care facilities and implications for infection prevention
  • discuss how long term care infection prevention is different from acute care including data collection and public reporting
  • outline strategies to measure improvements for long-term care infection prevention programs

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

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Meet-the-professors:  Lindsay Nicolle, MD, FIDSA, University of Manitoba Health Sciences Center and Nimalie D. Stone, MD, MS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

7:00 AM
Lindsay Nicolle, MD, FIDSA
7:35 AM
Nimalie D. Stone, MD, MS

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. Nicolle, None

N. D. Stone, None

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