Interactive Session:
76. Controversies in Infection Prevention
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Room: N 24
Co-organized with the National Institutes of Health

Learning Objectives:

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

  • identify potential benefits and pitfalls of public reporting of healthcare-associated infections
  • understand different approaches to monitoring hand hygiene compliance

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

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

Interactive Moderators:  Brooke K. Decker, MD, CIC, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Tara Palmore, MD, NIH Clinical Center, NIH

Hand Hygiene
2:18 PM
Five Moments Campaigns
Gonzalo Bearman, MD, MPH, FSHEA

Public Reporting Has Driven Improved Outcomes
2:36 PM
Lynn Janssen, MS, CIC, CPHQ

2:54 PM
Patrick Brennan, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA

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: 0221-9999-18-207-L04-P


B. K. Decker, None

T. Palmore, None

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