1:30-2:30 p.m. | Session 2401 Infection Prevention Programs Measured Against Evidenced-based Practice
This session will provide the assessment results of more than 20 hospital-based infection prevention programs. The Best Practice Assessment for the Prevention of Healthcare-associated Infections is based upon published guidelines and compendiums. The standardized assess- ment results in a score as well as the identification of specific recommendations for improvement.
Emily Rhinehart, RN, MPH, CIC, CPHQ Vice President and Division Manager Global Loss Prevention Chartis Insurance
Betsy Hugenberg, MSA, RN, CIC Regional Consulting Manager
Global Loss Prevention, Healthcare Division Chartis Insurance
1:30-2:30 p.m. | Session 2402 Molecular Tools for Outbreak Investigations
Do you know what Pulse Field Electrophoresis is? How do you use antibiotic susceptibilities to determine the simi- larities of bacteria? Come join us for this session that will showcase modern technologies and tools to assist in out- break investigations, and hear how to apply these tech- nologies to improve your infection prevention program.
Luke Chen, MBBS, MPH, CIC, FRACP
Co-Medical Director of Duke Program for Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology Duke University Medical Center
1:30-2:30 p.m. | Session 2404 Living Longer But are They Better? Targeted Methods to Improve Outcomes in Nursing Home Residents: Modifiable Risk Factors for Respiratory Infections
The presenter will discuss key components of a structured program proven to modify risk factors for respiratory infections in nursing home residents. Methods of clinical application will be defined, including intensive oral hygiene, identification of dysphagia, aspiration prevention protocols, and a commitment to implementing a universal vaccination program.
Sharon Bradley, RN, CIC Senior Infection Prevention Analyst
ECRI Institute/ Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Concurrent Sessions 11
1:30-2:30 p.m. | Session 2405 Making “Contagion” Contagious: Views from the Lab and the Set
You may have seen the hit movie, “Contagion” but did you take note of what worked, what didn't, and why? This session will be presented by the medical advisor who guided the filmmakers, and will provide you with very practical and useful information that will elevate your emergency preparedness to a whole new level.
W. Ian Lipkin, MD Director, Center for Infection and Immunity Columbia University
3-4 p.m. | Session 2500
The Emperor's New Clothes - CLABSI Definition and Its Impact on You, the Infection Preventionist
Attendees will review the current NHSN definition for CLABSI, discuss potential concerns with the definition, and upcoming changes to address these concerns. Now that CLABSI rates are being publically reported in many places, this issue has been elevated to new heights.
Dev Anderson, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine Duke University Medical Center
3-4 p.m. | Session 2501
Prolonged Use of Respiratory Protection: How Does It Affect the Healthcare Worker?
Healthcare personnel wear respirators to protect them- selves from acquiring disease. What do we know about the physiological and psychological effects of long-term respirator usage, such as during outbreaks or pandemics? Research related to long-term respirator usage, including a surgical mask overlay as recommended by the Institute of Medicine, will be reviewed and health policy guidance will be provided.
Ruth M. Carrico, PhD, RN, FSHEA, CIC Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Information Sciences University of Louisville
Terri Rebmann, PhD, RN, CIC Associate Professor, Institute for Biosecurity Saint Louis University School of Public Health
Tuesday, June 5
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