Meet-the-Professor Session:
197. Active Surveillance Testing for MDROs: Where and When?
Saturday, October 7, 2017: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 01AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe when active surveillance culture is most important
  • identify tests that are most effective for detecting MDRO colonization
  • describe measures other than active surveillance culture for preventing infections

Target Audience: Epidemiologists, Healthcare workers, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Lab personnel, Microbiologists, Pharmacists

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

7:00 AM
Prevention of MRSA Infections
Mary K. Hayden, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA

7:30 AM
Detecting CRE Colonization
Patricia Simner, PhD, D,(ABMM)

8:00 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-289-L01-P

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 4th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.