19 Infection Prevention and Control: Setting the Research Agenda for the Next Decade

Friday, March 19, 2010: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Centennial Ballroom (Hyatt Regency Atlanta)
CME Credits: 1.50
Type: Oral
Summary: Evidence-based interventions are critical to effective prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections. This symposium will outline critical information gaps in the epidemiology and pathophysiology of HAIs, and recommendations for closing them. Special attention will be paid to antibiotic resistance among the ESKAPE bacteria.
Learning Objectives:
John Jernigan, MD, MS , Robert Sherertz, MD and Claudia Steiner, MD
8:30 AM
8:50 AM
Progress and Challenges in Implementing Research to Combat ESKAPE Pathogens
Louis B. Rice, MD, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
9:10 AM
Infection Prevention Research in Europe: Recent Advances and Future Priorities
Stephan Harbarth, MD, MS, Geneva University Hospital
9:30 AM
Implementation Science: How to Jumpstart Infection Prevention
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH, University of Michigan and Ann Arbor VA Medical Center