206. Advancing Pediatric Infection Prevention: Moving the Needle
Saturday, October 7, 2017: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 15AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • list the best practices for surgical site infection prevention in children
  • describe controversies surounding the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of C. difficile in children
  • outline the healthcare burden of hospital-onset sepsis in children and prevention initiatives

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

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Pediatric ID

Chairs:  Kristina Bryant, MD, FPIDS, University of Louisville School of Medicine and Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MSCE, FIDSA, FSHEA, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Moderators:  Galit Holzmann-Pazgal, MD, FSHEA, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston and Lynn Ramirez, MD, University of California San Francisco

8:30 AM
Advancing Surgical Site Infection Prevention
Ann-Christine Nyquist, MD, MSPH, FPIDS

8:55 AM
9:20 AM
Preventing Hospital-Onset Sepsis
W. Charles Huskins, MD, MSc, FIDSA, FSHEA, FPIDS

9:45 AM

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: 0221-9999-17-297-L01-P


K. Bryant, Pfizer: Grant Investigator , Research support

E. Lautenbach, Merck: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
Nabriva: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee

G. Holzmann-Pazgal, None

L. Ramirez, None

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