Program Schedule

Expanding MRSA Decolonization and Prevention How Far Should We Reach?

Friday, October 10, 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 rationale for targeted prevention and decolonization of pre-operative patients to reduce S. aureus infection
  • summarize the evidence and expert opinion regarding pediatric and neonatal strategies to prevent S. aureus infection
  • discuss the evidence for broad usage of decolonization and other MRSA prevention strategies in non-hospitalized patient populations

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Kurt Stevenson, MD, MPH, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University and Kyle Popovich, MD, Rush University Medical Center

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: 0221-9999-14-127-L01-P


K. Stevenson, None

K. Popovich, None

M. S. Phillips, 3M corporation: Grant Investigator, Grant recipient and Research grant

A. M. Milstone, None

L. Miller, None

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