Interactive Session:
104. A Day with the Hospital Epidemiologist's Beeper: Challenging Cases in Infection Prevention
Friday, October 5, 2018: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Room: W 2006-2008

Learning Objectives:

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

  • using case-based learning, understand the challenges with resolving infection control issues where guidance and prevention evidence may be lacking
  • describe various approaches to complicated operational infection prevention problems

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Nurses

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

Interactive Moderator:  Thomas Talbot, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Interactive Panelists:  Lilian M. Abbo, MD, University of Miami-Jackson Health System , Judith Guzman-Cottrill, DO, Oregon Health and Science University , L. Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin and S. Shaefer Spires, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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


T. Talbot, None

L. M. Abbo, Roche Diagnostics: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee .

J. Guzman-Cottrill, Eclair Medical Devices: Consultant , Consulting fee . Oregon Health Authority: Consultant , Consulting fee .

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