Saturday, March 20, 2010: 7:00 AM-8:20 AM
Montreal-Vancouver (Hyatt Regency Atlanta)
CME Credits: 1.25
Summary: This session will provide an overview of skin antiseptics to prevent HAIs. Faculty will review the advantages and disadvantages of different agents, and discuss uses for skin antiseptics.Learning Objectives:
- Discuss advantages and disadvantages of current agents for providing antiseptics to prevent line-related infection, contaminated blood cultures, and surgical site infections.
- Discuss use of antiseptics in the ICU to prevent overall healthcare-associated infections.