Symposium:
128. Maximizing Infection Prevention in Long-Term Care
Friday, October 28, 2016: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 393-396
Co-organized with the SHEA Long-Term Care Task Force and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe various ways the ID consultant can be utilized in the long-term care setting
  • examine the role of public health in improving infection prevention
  • describe the importance of the role of patient movement in the spread of antibiotic resistance¬†

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Members-in-training, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Kavita K. Trivedi, MD, Trivedi Consults, LLC and Robin Jump, MD, PhD, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

Presentations:
10:55 AM
Q&A
11:00 AM
933
Highlighting the Role of Public Health
Ruth Lynfield, MD, FIDSA

11:25 AM
Q&A
11:30 AM
934
11:55 AM
Q&A

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours 0.15 of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-259-L01-P

Disclosures:

K. K. Trivedi, None

R. Jump, Pfizer: Grant Investigator , Grant recipient

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. CDT, Wednesday Oct. 26th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.