Re-thinking Barrier Precautions

September 20, 2021

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe current approaches to standard precautions and adherence.
  2. Deliberate pros and cons of using microbiologic or clinical data to determine need for enhanced barrier precautions.
  3. Discuss challenges in implementation of standard and enhanced barrier precautions, including adherence.
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: 
07/15/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
09/20/2021 - 2:00pm
Event ends: 
09/20/2021 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
  1. Approaches to Standard Precautions: Universal gowns/gloves, universal gloving
  2. Getting away from culture positivity: using clinical characteristics to determine patients who need enhanced barrier precautions
  3. Implementation challenges: lessons from the front line 
  4. Live Q&A

Speakers

Anthony Harris, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Contracted Research: Merck

Sarah Krein, PhD, RN
University of Michigan 
No relationships to disclose

Mary-Claire Roghmann, MD, MS
University of Maryland School of Medicine
No relationships to disclose

Coordinator

Dan Diekema, MD, MS
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
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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