56 Outbreak Investigation (Repeated Session)

Saturday, March 20, 2010: 7:00 AM-8:20 AM
Hong Kong (Hyatt Regency Atlanta)
CME Credits: 1.25
Type: Oral
Summary: Prompt and effective investigation of outbreaks is important in ensuring the safety of patients and promoting quality healthcare. Outbreaks also can help identify emerging challenges to patient safety and inform the development of guidelines and regulations. This session will discuss some of the challenges and opportunities posed by outbreak investigations using examples of recent investigations.
Learning Objectives:
7:00 AM
Arjun Srinivasan, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
7:40 AM
Karen Hoffman, RN, MS, CIC, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Medicine