117. Prevention and Management of Legionnaire's Disease: What's New?
Friday, October 6, 2017: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 15AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review current guidance & strategies for detection, investigation and response to Legionella cases and outbreaks
  • describe the key elements of an environmental risk assessment and Legionella control plan
  • describe the special consideration related to Legionella infection and outbreak response in immunocompromised patients

Target Audience: Clinicians, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases physicians, Microbiologists, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers

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

Moderators:  Jeff Duchin, MD, University of Washington, Seattle and Cynthia Whitney, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-269-L01-P


J. Duchin, None

C. Whitney, None

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