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Detection and Prevention of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) in Children:
The New SHEA/IDSA Compendium for HAIs

April 24, 2009


David C. Classen, MD, MS
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, CSC
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah


Erin R. Stucky, MD, FAAP
Pediatric Hospitalist, Rady Children's Hospital
Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of California
San Diego, California

By the end of this Webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Review the problem of Healthcare Associated Infections and the leading types of infections in children.
  2. Explain the role of the New SHEA/IDSA Compendium in the prevention of healthcare associated infections.
  3. Cite the key interventions to prevent healthcare associated infections in children.

You Should Participate if you are a(n):

  1. General Pediatrician
  2. Pediatric Sub-specialist
  3. Family Physician
  4. Resident
  5. Allied Health Professional (PNP, PA, Nurse)
  6. Administrator (VP Medical Affairs, Risk Manager, Medical Director)

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