Symposium:
091. Preventing and Managing Endoscope-Associated Outbreaks and Infection Control Breaches
Thursday, October 5, 2017: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 14AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review current guidance & strategies to reduce risk of infectious disease transmission from endoscope-related infection control breaches
  • understand the key elements of risk assessment and look-back investigations in response to endoscope-related infection control breaches
  • describe ethical and practical considerations for patient and public notification in response to infection control breaches

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

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


Moderators:  Jeff Duchin, MD, University of Washington, Seattle and Alexander Kallen, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Disclosures:

J. Duchin, None

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