261. Infection Prevention in Post-Acute Care: Controversies and Challenges
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Room: S 206-208

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review implementation of contact precautions for multi-drug resistant organisms (MDROs) in long-term care settings, balancing risks and benefits
  • discuss infection prevention challenges in long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs)
  • describe antibiotic stewardship interventions in long term care settings

Target Audience: Clinicians, Fellows, Infection preventionists, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Pharmacists

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

Moderators:  Kristina Bryant, MD, University of Louisville and Sarah B. Doernberg, MD, University of California San Francisco Medical Center

2:50 PM
Infection Prevention Challenges in LTACHS
Christopher Crnich, MD, PhD

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: 0221-9999-18-272-L01-P


K. Bryant, Pfizer: Investigator , Research support . PIDS: Board Member , No financial support . SHEA: Board Member , No financial support . MedStudy: Faculty for CME product , Honorarium .

S. B. Doernberg, Genentech: Consultant , Consulting fee . Actelion: Consultant , Consulting fee .

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