April 8, 2010

Health Care Associated Infections Conference presented by Nursing Education and Development, Wednesday, April 21

VUMC Department of Nursing Education and Development presents
Health Care 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.

Please click the link below for more information and details on the speaker lineup.