Wednesday, October 4, 2017: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
- describe the potential role that floors play in disease transmission in healthcare
- describe how to prioritize CLABSI prevention resources
- list pros and cons to adding the VAE measure to public reporting and payment programs
Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists
Adult ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control
Tara Palmore, MD, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Arjun Srinivasan, MD, FSHEA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The VAE Measure is Ready for Prime Time: Add it to CMS!
Floors Are an Important Reservoir for Cross- Transmission in Healthcare
How Low Can You Go (With CLABSI): Is there an Upper Limit to the Number Needed to Treat/Prevent?
Maximum of 2.00 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
ACPE 2 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE