56 Featured Abstracts of SHEA 2011

Sunday, April 3, 2011: 8:30 AM-9:30 AM
Chantilly Ballroom (Hilton Anatole)
CME Credits: 1
Type: Plenary Sessions
Summary: Four high-quality, high-impact abstracts were selected for presentation based on: uniqueness of the studies, the significance of the problems addressed, the strength of the methodology used and the potential of the findings to change practice.
Learning Objectives:
Mary K. Hayden, MD and Arjun Srinivasan, MD

8:30 AM
A Paradox: Successful Urinary Catheter Reduction Initiative Leads to Increased CAUTI Rates
Michael Parry, MD, Stamford Hospital; Brenda Grant, RN, Stamford Hospital; Merima Sestovic, RN, Stamford Hospital; R. Neal Compton, RN, Stamford Hospital; Kelly Jones, RN, Stamford Hospital; Mary Ellen Giles, RN, Stamford Hospital; Minda Agbayani, RN, Stamford Hospital; James Krinsley, Stamford Hospital; Tom Collins, Stamford Hospital; Irene Oshrin, Stamford Hospital; Earl Dalton, Stamford Hospital
8:45 AM
The Feedback Intervention Trial- a randomised controlled trial (RCT) to improve hand hygiene compliance in ITUs and acute elderly wards in 16 hospitals
Chris Fuller, RGN, MSc, University College London; Sheldon Stone, BSc, MD, FRCP, UCL Royal Free Campus; Joanne Savage, BSSc, MRes, University College London; Andre Charlett, PhD, Health Protection Agency; Barry D. Cookson, FRCPath, FRCP, Health Protection Agency; Ben S. Cooper, BSc, MSc, PhD, Mahidol University Tropical Medicine Research Unit; Andrew Hayward, FFPHM, University College London; Louise Teare, FRCPath, Mid-Essex NHS Trust; Susan Michie, PhD, University College London; John McAteer, MSc, University College London; Sarah Besser, MSc, Kings College London; Miranda Murray, PhD, Health Protection Agency
9:00 AM
Community-wide Laboratory Surveillance of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) - Los Angeles County 2010
Patricia Marquez, MPH, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health; Dawn Terashita, MD, MPH, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health; David Dassey, MD, MPH, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health; Laurene Mascola, MD, MPH, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
9:15 AM
Does Hospital Infection Reporting Affect Actual Infection Rates, Reported Rates, or Both?: A Case Study of Pennsylvania
Hyun K. Kim, Ph.D, candidate, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Economics; Bernard S. Black, JD, Northwestern University, Law School and Kellogg School of Management