202. Pediatric Infection Prevention: Keeping Healthy Children In and Pathogens Out
Saturday, October 29, 2016: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 291-292
Co-organized by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Learning Objectives:

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

  • develop guidance based on an understanding of the potential of visitors to serve as reservoirs for infection
  • apply diagnostic testing to aid in the differentiation of colonization and active infection for which isolation may be indicated
  • outline the infection prevention challenges that are unique to the neonatal intensive care unit

Target Audience: Academicians, 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: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Beverly Connelly, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Pui-Ying Iroh Tam, MD, University of Minnesota

8:55 AM
9:00 AM
Does Detection Require Protection?
Thomas J. Sandora, MD, MPH, FSHEA

9:25 AM
9:30 AM
Infection Prevention in the NICU: Small but mighty!
Caroline Quach, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FSHEA

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: 0221-9999-16-284-L05-P


B. Connelly, None

P. Y. Iroh Tam, None

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