Program Schedule

Thorny Issues in Infection Prevention

Friday, October 10, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: Terrace Ballroom-I, II, III, IV

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe practical solutions to real-world problems in infection prevention
  • compare the strengths and weaknesses of the solutions discussed
  • discuss strategies and resources to assist in the implementation of the solutions discussed

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

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

Moderators:  W. Charles Huskins, MD, MSc, FIDSA, FSHEA, FPIDS, Mayo Clinic and Thomas Talbot, MD, MPH, Vanderbilt University

8:30 AM
Panel Discussion
Loreen a. Herwaldt, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
8:48 AM
Panel Discussion
Susan M. Ray, MD, FIDSA
9:06 AM
Panel Discussion
Stephen Parodi, MD, FIDSA
9:24 AM
Panel Discussion
Edward Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
9:42 AM
Panel Discussion
Danielle Zerr, MD, MPH, FPIDS

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

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:


W. C. Huskins, None

T. Talbot, Sanofi Pasteur (spouse): Grant Investigator, Research support
Medimmune (spouse): Grant Investigator, Research support
Teva Pharmaceuticals (spouse): Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee

L. A. Herwaldt, MicroDermis: Grant Investigator, Research support
Deck2Walls: Grant Investigator, Research support

S. M. Ray, None

S. Parodi, None

E. Septimus, sage and molnlyke: received product, provided product for ABATE study
AHRQ, CDC, NIH: Grant Investigator, Grant recipient

D. Zerr, Sage Products: Investigator, Research support
Chimerix, Inc.: Investigator, Research support

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