58 Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections in Neonatal Intensive Care Units

Saturday, March 20, 2010: 7:00 AM-8:20 AM
Hanover F-G (Hyatt Regency Atlanta)
CME Credits: 1.25
Type: Oral
Summary: NICUs are high risk environments because of the vulnerability of premature and critically ill newborns to HAIs and the invasive nature of many of the interventions. This session will address important issues in HAI prevention in NICUs.
Learning Objectives:
7:00 AM
Mala Filippell, RN, BSN, CIC, Children's Memorial Hospital
7:40 AM
Lisa Saiman, MD, Columbia University