Program Schedule

Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals 2014

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 113-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • summarize the history and purpose of the Compendium
  • identify evidence-based changes in the revised Compendium
  • cite best evidence for the prevention of adverse events associated with mechanical ventilation
  • define effective strategies for implementing HAI prevention parctices
  • describe the collaborative role of regulatory agencies such as The Joint Commission in helping to develop Compendium performance and accountability measures to apply to individuals and groups working to implement infection prevention practices

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

Moderators:  Edward Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, HCA Inc and Thomas Talbot, MD, MPH, Vanderbilt University

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: 0221-9999-14-144-L05-P


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

T. Talbot, None

D. Yokoe, None

M. D. Howell, None

S. M. Berenholtz, None

K. Podgorny, None

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