Saturday, March 20, 2010: 7:00 AM-8:20 AM
International South (Hyatt Regency Atlanta)
CME Credits: 1.25
Summary: This session will review recent advances in the understanding of pathogenesis of CLABSI and discuss evidence-based methods to reduce risk of CLABSI, with special emphasis on selection of central venous catheters and use of antimicrobial locks. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with experts during small group session.Learning Objectives:
- Discuss controversies in the prevention of CLABSI.
- Identify important factors for selection of central venous catheters.
- Describe potential use of antimicrobial locks for prevention of CLABSI.