48 Control of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs)

Sunday, April 3, 2011: 7:00 AM-8:20 AM
Sapphire (Hilton Anatole)
CME Credits: 1.25
CPE Credits: 1.25
ACPE UPN: 0072-9999-11-005-L04-P (knowledge-based)
Registration Code: M14
Type: Meet-the-Consultants
Summary: Control of MDROs in healthcare settings remains a challenge. In this session, expert hospital epidemiologists will describe interventions that have been shown to be effective in preventing colonization and infection with MDROs including environmental hygiene, isolation precautions and antimicrobial stewardship. This presentation will discuss challenges of implementing such measures including care transitions, antibiotic resistance and non-acute care settings.
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Endorsed by:
  • Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists
7:00 AM
Yehuda Carmeli, MD, National Center for Infection Control
7:15 AM
Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, Division of Infectious Diseases and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine