126 Challenging Issues in Occupational Health

Sunday, March 21, 2010: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
International North-South (Hyatt Regency Atlanta)
CME Credits: 2
Type: Oral
Summary: This symposium will review challenging issues in occupational health in healthcare facilities. Faculty will review the forthcoming SHEA guideline, as well as discuss how to manage influenza in healthcare workers including pre- and post-exposure prevention using vaccine and antivirals. Faculty will review whether to abandon the use of TST in favor of the newer interferon-gamma release assays.
Learning Objectives:
David J. Weber, MD, MPH and Jason Stout, MD, MHS
4:00 PM
Management of the HIV, HBV, or HCV Infected Healthcare Worker
David Henderson, MD, National Institutes of Health
5:00 PM
The Disruptive Healthcare Worker
Gerald B. Hickson, MD, Vanderbilt University
5:30 PM