Program Schedule

Hospital associated Infections in Pediatric Patients

Friday, October 10, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 107-AB

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

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

Moderators:  Jason Newland, MD, Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics and Lisa Saiman, MD MPH, Columbia University Medical Center

2:15 PM
Impact of a Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) on Length of Stay (LOS) and Readmission
Jason Newland, MD ; Brian Lee, MPH, PhD ; Jennifer Goldman, MD ; Leslie Stach, PharmD, BCPS ; Diana Yu, PharmD, BCPS ; Angela Myers, MD, MPH ; Mary Anne Jackson, MD, FIDSA
2:30 PM
Sharing Antimicrobial Reports for Pediatric Stewardship (SHARPS): A Quality Improvement (QI) Collaborative
Jason G Newland, MD ; Adam L. Hersh, MD, PhD ; Jeffrey S. Gerber, MD, PhD ; Georgann Meredith, RN, BSN, BS, CCRC ; Brian Lee, MPH, PhD ; Cary Thurm, PhD ; Talene A. Metjian, PharmD ; Jared Olson, PharmD ; Emily a. Thorell, MD, MSci ; Scott Weissman, MD ; Adam Brothers, PharmD ; Jennifer Goldman, MD ; Diana Yu, PharmD, BCPS ; Sameer Patel, MD, MPH ; Rupal Patel, PharmD ; Joshua Courter, PharmD ; David Haslam ; Kari Simonsen, MD ; Meera Varman, MD ; Robin Stec, PharmD
2:45 PM
Utility of Case Definitions for Healthcare-associated Infections (HAIs) used in Adult Long Term Care Facilities (LTCFs) for Residents in Pediatric Long Term Care Facilities (pLTCFs)
Meghan Murray, MPH ; Lisa Saiman, MD MPH ; Bevin Cohen, MPH, MPhil ; Elaine Larson, RN, PhD, FAAN, CIC ; Natalie Neu, MD
3:00 PM
Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in U.S. Neonatal Intensive Care Units: Are We Making Progress?
Nora Chea, MD ; Jonathan R. Edwards, MStat ; Kelly Peterson ; Susan N. Hocevar, MD ; Fernanda C. Lessa, MD
3:15 PM
Air and Surface Burden of Measles Virus in a Hospital Setting
John Stehle Jr., PhD ; Rebecca Mcnall, BS ; Maria Blevins, BS ; Jolyn Turner, PhD ; Paul Rota, PhD ; Werner Bischoff, MD, PhD

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J. Newland, Pfizer: Grant Investigator, Educational grant

L. Saiman, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Collaborator, Consultant and Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee and Salary

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