26. SSI: The Latest, the Greatest and Unanswered Questions
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: Theater C

Learning Objectives:

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

  • identify key issues and recommendations in the most recent HICPAC SSI Prevention guidelines
  • describe innovative strategies being used to prevent SSI throughout the world
  • recognize unanswered questions and unresolved issues pertaining to SSI prevention

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

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

Moderators:  Keith Kaye, MD, Wayne State University and Anupama Neelakanta, MD, Carolinas Healthcare System

8:30 AM
Key Facets of the HICPAC Guideline on SSI Prevention
Dale W. Bratzler, DO, MPH, FIDSA

8:55 AM
9:25 AM
9:30 AM
9:55 AM

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: 0221-9999-16-218-L05-P


K. Kaye, None

A. Neelakanta, None

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