Meet-the-Professor Session:
10. Improving Use of PPE and Isolation Precautions
Thursday, October 8, 2015: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 30--ABCDE

Learning Objectives:

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

  • define types of personal protective equipment (PPE) and isolation precautions
  • evaluate appropriate use of PPE and isolation precautions
  • recommend interventions to improve use of PPE and isolation precautions

Target Audience: Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Members-in-training, Nurses, Public health practitioners

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

7:00 AM
Lisa L. Maragakis, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA

7:35 AM
Angela Hewlett, MD, MS, FIDSA

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:

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 7th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.