Program Schedule

Investigating Healthcare Outbreaks

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 111-AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • list several current, important causes of healthcare outbreaks
  • describe key developments in medical practice that are serving as barriers or facilitators to healthcare outbreaks

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: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc, FIDSA, FSHEA, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and Alice Guh, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

7:00 AM
Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc, FIDSA, FSHEA
7:30 AM
Alice Guh, MD, MPH

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:


T. M. Perl, None

A. Guh, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EDT, Oct. 8th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.

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