Program Schedule

Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection: Assessing Products, Procedures and Performance

Friday, October 10, 2014: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 108-AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • assess the benefits and limitations of methods to measure the cleanliness of inanimate surfaces in healthcare facilities
  • explain the benefit and limitatios of no-touch disinfection systems
  • summarize methods to optimize cleaning in healthcare facilities

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:  Mark E. Rupp, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center and Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH, Duke University Medical Center

7:35 AM
Evaluating No-Touch Disinfection Systems
Deverick Anderson, 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:


M. E. Rupp, 3M: Consultant and Grant Investigator, Consulting fee and Research grant

D. Anderson, None

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