Sunday, March 21, 2010: 7:00 AM-8:20 AM
Cairo (Hyatt Regency Atlanta)
CME Credits: 1.25
Summary: Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is one of the most common and serious infections that patients can acquire in the intensive care unit. Two experts in the field will discuss strategies to prevent these infections and thereby prevent morbidity and mortality associated with VAP.Learning Objectives:
- Discuss different evidence-based approaches used to prevent VAP.
- Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of each approach to VAP prevention.