March 2, 2010

VUMC Department of Nursing Education and Development Presents Healthcare- Associated Infections Conference April 21

VUMC Department of Nursing Education and Development presents
Healthcare-associated Infections:
A Practice-oriented Update

What Are Health care-associated infections?
How do they spread?
How can you prevent them?

Sponsored by:
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Infection Control and Prevention

This continuing education program offers a multi-disciplinary overview of major health care-associated infections, with focus on causative microorganisms (including antibiotic resistant bacteria) and current anti-microbial treatments.

Infectious disease experts share concepts of disease transmission, preventive strategies and clinical treatment guidelines. A discussion panel concludes the session, responding to frequently asked questions related to serious infections complicating the clinical course of hospitalized children and adults.

 Click here for printable two-page flyer (sized for 8-1/2 x 11"; color printing).

Wednesday, April 21

Vanderbilt University Medical Center's
Langford Auditorium

7:30 a.m. sign in
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Open to physicians, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, health care students, and VUMC staff.

Earn 4.25 CMEs* or
4.5** contact hours

Free to VUMC staff and all health care students:
$25 for all other guests

Click here for location information, parking instructions, contact information for questions and to register.

Please take a look at the VUMC Nursing Web site for the agenda and speaker lineup