Impact of the Environment on Infection Risk: Surfaces and the Built Healthcare Environment

October 14, 2021

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Obtain updated information about the hospital microbiome and how it might affect the control of transmission of pathogens.
  2. Assess the evidence for the impact of environmental cleaning and disinfection on hospital acquired infection risk.
  3. Review new approaches for assessing whether environmental cleaning and disinfection have been adequate. 
  4. Consider the impact of hospital and equipment design on risk of HAIs.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC point’s equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
07/21/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
10/14/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
10/14/2021 - 2:15pm
Cost:
$0.00

Speakers

Mary Hayden, MD
Rush University
No relationships to disclose

Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH
Duke University School of Medicine
No relationships to disclose

Sujan Reddy, MD, MSc
Centers for Disease Control and Infection
No relationships to disclose

Coordinator

Alison McGeer, MD, FRCPC
Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto, ON)
No relationships to disclose

Sujan Reddy, MD, MSc
Centers for Disease Control and Infection
No relationships to disclose

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC point’s equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Participation

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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