Program Schedule

Surveillance and Prevention of Device-associated Infections

Friday, October 10, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:45 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 111-AB

Learning Objectives:


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

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Louise Dembry, MD, MS, MBA, Yale University School of Medicine/YNHH and Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System

2:00 PM
Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection in Acute Care Hospitals: Results from a National Collaborative
Mohamad G. Fakih, MD, MPH ; M. Todd Greene, PhD ; Sarah L. Krein, PhD ; Mary AM. Rogers, PhD ; David Ratz, MS ; Karen Fowler, MPH ; Barbara S. Edson, RN, MBA, MHA ; Sam Watson, MSA ; Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
2:15 PM
Electronic Surveillance for CAUTI: Meeting Compliance for Regulatory Standards
Patricia Kieffer, RN, BSN, CIC ; Kathleen Gase, MPH, CIC ; Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH ; Raya R. Khoury, MPH ; Sandra Mccormick, MSCIS
2:30 PM
Impact of Nonpayment for Preventable Infections on Billing Rates for Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections and Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
Alison Tse Kawai, ScD, SM ; Robert Jin, MS ; Stephen Soumerai, ScD ; Louise Elaine Vaz, MD ; Melisa Rett, MPH ; Grace Lee, MD, MPH
2:45 PM
Successful Interventions to Reduce Unnecessary Urine Cultures in Intensive Care Units at a Tertiary Care Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2011-2013
Lauren Epstein, MD, MSc ; Alison S. Laufer, Ph.D. ; Michael Anne Preas, RN, BSN, CIC ; Anthony D. Harris, MD, MPH ; David Hunt, MBA, MSN ; J. Kristie Johnson, PhD ; David Blythe, MD, MPH ; Jonathan R. Edwards, MStat ; Carolyn V. Gould, MD, MS ; Surbhi Leekha, MBBS, MPH
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
A Comparison of National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) and Ventilator Associated Event (VAE) Definitions
Kathleen Mcmullen, MPH, CIC ; Rachael Snyders, MPH, BSN, RN ; Pamala Kremer, BSN RN ; Carol Sykora, MT (ASCP) CIC ; Martha Craighead, RN, MBA, CIC ; Loie Ruhl, RN ; David K. Warren, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Marin H. Kollef, MD ; Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH
3:30 PM
Characteristics of ventilator-associated events reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network in 2013
Shelley S. Magill, MD, PhD ; Cindy Gross, MT, SM (ASCP), CIC ; Jonathan R. Edwards, MStat

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L. Dembry, None

S. Saint, None

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