Sunday, March 21, 2010: 7:00 AM-8:20 AM
International North (Hyatt Regency Atlanta)
CME Credits: 1.25
Summary: Multidrug-resistant K. pneumoniae and Acinetobacter pose significant infection control challenges in healthcare settings around the world; however, there are many reports highlighting successful approaches in curtailing the transmission of these pathogens. This session will focus on practical approaches that have proven successful in limiting the transmission of these resistant pathogens.Learning Objectives:
- Describe infection control challenges posed by resistant Gram-negative pathogens.
- List successful infection control interventions in controlling the transmission for these pathogens in healthcare settings.