119. Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Dialysis Facilities
Friday, October 5, 2018: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Room: W 2006-2008

Learning Objectives:

  • describe current approaches to antimicrobial stewardship in the dialysis population.
  • discuss the goals and accomplishments of the "Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety" project.
  • identify HAI surveillance challenges in dialysis facilities and describe how surveillance can drive prevention.

Target Audience: 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, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Trainee, Adult ID

Moderators:  Graham M. Snyder, MD, SM, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Shelley Magill, MD, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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: 0221-9999-18-231-L04-P


G. M. Snyder, None

S. Magill, None

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