Program Schedule

Joseph F. Smadel Lecture: The Fecal Patina, Public Health, and Infection Control: WWJSD While Waiting for Hand Hygiene to Improve?

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 3:45 PM-4:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: Terrace Ballroom-I, II, III, IV

Learning Objectives:

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

  • outline the data that supports the current approaches for controlling healthcare-associated infections, including the role of hand hygiene
  • discuss newer avenues for studying healthcare-associated infections
  • discuss future options for preventing healthcare-associated infections

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderator:  Mary K. Hayden, MD, FSHEA, FIDSA, Rush University Medical Center

CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 0.75 knowledge-based contact hours (0.075 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-14-152-L05-P


M. K. Hayden, None

R. A. Weinstein, None

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