Program Schedule

Practical Chlorhexidine Bathing: Implementation Pearls

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 122-AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the methodology of chlorhexidine bathing using cloth or liquid products
  • discuss common pitfalls in using chlorhexidine
  • understand the patient population for whom chlorhexidine bathing has been shown to be effective

Target Audience: Nurses, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Health care workers, Epidemiologists, Clinicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Edward Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, HCA Inc and Rosie D. Lyles, MD, MHA, Clorox Healthcare Division

7:00 AM

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:


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

R. D. Lyles, The Clorox Company: Employee, Salary

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