Strategies to Reduce Candida auris Hospital Acquired Infections

January 27, 2023

This webinar will review prevention and mitigation strategies that may be employed to prevent an outbreak as well as manage an active outbreak situation. Experts will discuss the current epidemiology of Candida auris and focus on both short-term and long-term surveillance and reduction strategies.

Note: If you are unable to attend this live webinar, we will be recording and making it on-demand within 24 hours of the end webinar time.

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  • Non-Member: $50.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain current Candida auris epidemiology and common sites of colonization
  2. Recognize indications for screening patients for Candida auris
  3. Identify indications for heightened surveillance during an outbreak situation
  4. Collaborate with teams across the hospital including nursing, infectious disease, infection control, leadership, environmental services, and others
  5. Implement a multifaceted Candida auris reduction strategy to improve patient safety

 

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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: 
01/19/2023
Course expires: 
12/31/2023
Event starts: 
01/27/2023 - 12:00pm EST
Event ends: 
01/27/2023 - 1:00pm EST
Member cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$50.00

Speakers

Hannah Barbian, PhD
Rush University Medical Center
No relevant financial relationships to disclose
Katie Forsberg, MPH
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
No relevant financial relationships to disclose
Louise Lie, MPH, CIC
Loyola Medicine
No relevant financial relationships to disclose
Lindsay Parnell, PhD
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
No relevant financial relationships to disclose
Joe Sexton, PhD
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

 

Planners/Moderators

Rachael Lee, MD
University of Alabama 
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Dave Slade, MD, JD
Loyola Medical Center
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Raghavendra Tirupathi, MD
Keystone Health
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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.

Physicians: The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC STATEMENT

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 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.

By submitting a claim for ABIM MOC, you hereby give SHEA permission to share MOC data with ACCME.

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

Member cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$50.00
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