158. Beyond the Big Beasts of Healthcare Epidemiology
Friday, October 5, 2018: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Room: N 25

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the epidemiology and burden of several under-recognized healthcare-associated infections
  • identify differences in surveillance definitions for these infections compared with those traditionally under infection prevention program surveillance
  • describe potential interventions to prevent these infections

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

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

Moderators:  Mini Kamboj, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Thomas Talbot, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

2:00 PM
Beyond CLABSI: Infections of Other Vascular Devices
Leonard Mermel, DO, ScM, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA

2:25 PM
Beyond VAP: Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia
Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FIDSA

2:50 PM

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: 0221-9999-18-235-L01-P


M. Kamboj, None

T. Talbot, None

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