50 Improving Injection Safety and Infection Prevention in Ambulatory Care

Sunday, April 3, 2011: 7:00 AM-8:20 AM
Governors Lecture Hall (Hilton Anatole)
CME Credits: 1.25
Registration Code: M11
Type: Meet-the-Consultants
Summary: Care provided in ambulatory settings has expanded dramatically. Infection prevention in this environment is challenging due to the large volume and rapid turnover of patients, the increasing proportion of high-risk patients care for in these settings, the potential for inadequate policies and procedures to prevent transmission of pathogens, and limited capacity for surveillance.
Learning Objectives:
7:00 AM
Melissa Schaefer, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
7:15 AM
Amy M. Richmond, RN, MHS, CIC, Barnes-Jewish Hospital