Program Schedule

Surgical Device Infections in Children

Friday, October 10, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 115-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • identify factors associated with risk of infection in patients with neurosurgical shunt devices and cardiovascular devices
  • discuss measures shown to reduce frequency of infections after orthopedic procedures

Target Audience: Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians

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

Moderators:  Charles Foster, MD, Cleveland Clinic and Jason Newland, MD, Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics and University of Missouri-Kansas City

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: 0221-9999-14-123-L05-P


C. Foster, None

J. Newland, None

T. Simon, None

C. Foster, None

D. Zerr, Sage Products: Investigator, Research support
Chimerix, Inc.: Investigator, Research support

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