Program Schedule

Controversies in Recent Federal HAI Policy

Wednesday, October 8, 2014: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 113-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • list reasons why preventing catheter associated urinary tract infections should be a national priority
  • describe drawbacks to making the prevention of catheter associated urinary tract infections a national priority
  • discuss reasons why antibiotic stewardship should be a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Condition of Participant for acute care hospitals
  • summarize drawbacks to making antibiotic stewardship a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Condition of Participation for acute care hospitals

Target Audience: Researchers, 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

Moderators:  Lisa L. Maragakis, MD, MPH, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Arjun Srinivasan, MD, FSHEA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CME Credits: Maximum of 2 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.2 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-14-091-L05-P


L. L. Maragakis, None

A. Srinivasan, None

S. Cosgrove, None

K. A. Sepkowitz, None

N. O. Fishman, None

M. Edmond, None

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