2019 Podcast: Outbreak Prevention: Current Challenges & Future Threats

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is proud to present the Outbreak Prevention: Current Challenges & Future Threats podcast as a part of SHEA’s Outbreak Prevention Response Week 2019.

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Learning Objectives

  • Identify the role of the Hospital Epidemiologist in both preventing and responding to outbreaks in the healthcare setting
  • Discuss ways patients and the public can help prevent the spread of infection in the hospital
  • Discuss key resources for infection prevention programs to be able to both identify and respond to outbreaks in healthcare settings
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Michael Stevens, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Associate Chair, Division of Infectious Diseases at the Virginia Commonwealth University. Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, and Director, Travel & Tropical Medicine Clinic.


Gonzalo Bearman, MD, MPH, FACP, FSHEA, FIDSA
Chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Richard P. Wenzel Professor of Internal Medicine and Hospital Epidemiologist at the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System.

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