Online Primer on Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Control & Antimicrobial Stewardship
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This online educational course offers any Infectious Diseases practitioner an opportunity to learn the basics of healthcare epidemiology, infection control and antimicrobial stewardship. Written by adult and pediatric experts in the field, case-based information is presented in a dynamic and interactive learning environment intended to highlight the role of the healthcare epidemiologist.
Topics covered include:
- Pathogen transmission
- Outbreak management in the healthcare setting
- Approach to control of bioterrorism agents
- Advanced occupational health management
- Implementing antimicrobial stewardship
- Prevention and management of multidrug resistant organisms including Clostridioides difficile, surgical site infections and device-associated infections.
This is a product of the membership of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America and is endorsed by Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS).
The base price of this course is $149.00. In order to receive ABIM MOC credits, you must select the Physician category pricing. Please select the appropriate category pricing, when purchasing the course, according to your membership status. Member rate applies to SHEA, IDSA and PIDS members.
|Fellows/Allied Professionals Member||$149.00|
|Fellows/Allied Professionals Non-Member||$199.00|
This course was developed for the Infectious Diseases Fellow, but could be useful for other physicians or healthcare practitioners interested in increasing and solidifying their understanding of healthcare epidemiology, infection control and antimicrobial stewardship.
At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:
- Describe the role of the healthcare epidemiologist.
- Analyze when to involve the healthcare epidemiologist and infection control experts - specifically during outbreaks, bioterrorism threats and advanced topics in occupational health management.
- Discuss how to implement principles of antimicrobial stewardship.
- Define the epidemiology, surveillance and prevention of healthcare-associated infections including multidrug resistant organisms, Clostridium difficile, surgical site infections and device-associated infections.
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's (ACCME) Standard for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all faculty and planning partners must disclose all financial relationship(s) with any ineligible company within the prior 24 months for any amount. SHEA identifies and mitigates all conflict of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners.
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.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points 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.
SHEA Content Validation Statements
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America accepts the following Content Validation Statements and expects all persons involved in its professional education activities to abide by these statements with regard to any recommendations for clinical care. All recommendations involving clinical medicine are based on evidence accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contradictions in the care of patients; and/or all scientific research referred to or reported in support or justification of a patient care recommendation conforms to generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.
The information provided during this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition.
Successful Completion Statement
In order to receive Physician credit, participants must successfully complete both the post-test with a passing score of 70% or higher and the course evaluation. You will have unlimited opportunities to take the post-tests. For questions please email: email@example.com
- 5.25 ABIM MOCSuccessful 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.
- 5.25 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.
Please complete all of the above modules. You will need a passing score of 70% or higher on each of the post-tests in order to advance through the course. When you have completed all modules, fill-out the COURSE EVALUATION, in order to claim your appropriate credits and print/download your certificate(s).