Symposium:
090. Playing the Long Game: Infection Prevention in Long Term Care
Thursday, October 5, 2017: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 16AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss UTI prevention, testing and treatment in the long-term care setting
  • describe recent advances in the recognition and prevention of spread of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) in the long-term care setting
  • explain the recognition and prevention of spread of Clostridium difficile infection in the long-term care setting

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

Tracks: Adult ID, Trainee, Epidemiology and Infection Control


Chairs:  Kavita K. Trivedi, MD, Trivedi Consults, LLC and Tara Palmore, MD, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

Moderators:  Jon P. Furuno, PhD, Oregon State University and Lona Mody, MD, MSc, University of Michigan and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Presentations:
2:00 PM
870
UTI Prevention: Focused Testing and Treatment
Manisha Juthani-Mehta, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA

2:25 PM
871
MDRO Recognition and Prevention of Spread
Mary-Claire Roghmann, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA

2:50 PM
872
3:15 PM
Q&A

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: 0221-9999-17-253-L01-P

Disclosures:

K. K. Trivedi, None

T. Palmore, None

J. P. Furuno, Merck & Co.: Consultant and Grant Investigator , Consulting fee , Research grant and Speaker honorarium

L. Mody, National Institute on Aging: Grant Investigator , Research grant
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Investigator , Research support

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