Named Lecture:
174. SHEA Lecture: Infection Prevention: Leading the Way to a Learning Health System
Friday, October 9, 2015: 3:45 PM-4:15 PM
Room: 20--ABCD

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the drivers for a national Learning Health System and the challenges of achieving it
  • summarize ways in which infection prevention research and practice can advance and benefit from progress toward achieveing a national Learning Health System
  • list ways in which individual institutions can particpate in these activities

Target Audience: Researchers, Scientists, Public health practitioners, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Trainee, Investigative ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderator:  Anthony D. Harris, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, University of Maryland School of Medicine


CME Credits: Maximum of 0.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session

ACPE Number:


A. D. Harris, Cubist: Grant Investigator , Research grant
UpToDate: Infection control editor , Consulting fee

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