197. Pediatric Infection Prevention: Small Patients, Big Challenges
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Room: W 2006-2008

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe effective strategies for the prevention of mucosal barrier injury central line-associated bloodstream infections in children
  • review infectious risks associated with animal-assisted therapy in pediatric healthcare facilities and offer practical solutions based on SHEA expert guidance
  • discuss safe infant feeding practices in healthcare facilities with an emphasis on current challenges, including breastmilk misadministrations

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

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

Moderators:  Kristina Bryant, MD, University of Louisville and Lori Handy, MD, MSCE, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

8:45 AM
Fido's Here! Animals in Healthcare
Galit Holzmann-Pazgal, M.D.

9:10 AM

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: 0221-9999-18-260-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 .

L. Handy, None

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