Program Schedule

National Gains and Future Targets for Healthcare-associated Infection Prevention

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 113-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the involvement of key federal agencies that are making investments in efforts to prevent healthcare-associated infections
  • list the key targets fo the next Health and Human Services Healthcare-Associated Infection Action Plan and steps recommended to meet those targets
  • describe barriers and facilitators of healthcare-associated infection prevention efforts that have been learned from the implementation of large scale prevention projects

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, Academicians

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Denise Cardo, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Stephen G. Weber, MD, MS, University of Chicago

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: 0221-9999-14-149-L04-P


D. Cardo, None

S. G. Weber, None

R. Platt, None

S. Saint, None

D. Cardo, None

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