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Infection Control: 2019 Update
Keith F. Woeltje, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Woeltje is Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

Updated by E. Chandler Church, M.D., M.Sc. and Keith B. Armitage, M.D.

Dr. Church is a Resident, Department of Medicine, and Dr. Armitage is Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. Within the past 12 months, Drs. Church and Armitage have nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.



Release Date: 03/05/2019
Termination Date: 03/05/2022
Estimated time to complete: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
  • Describe how surveillance for healthcare-associated infections (HAI) is conducted and how HAI rates are reported;
  • Describe three types of isolation precautions and a common indication for each;
  • Discuss three interventions for the prevention of device-associated HAI.

 
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