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Impact of the Laboratory on Reporting of Health Care-Associated Infections

January 1, 2037

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Health care-associated infections (HAI) are a threat to patient safety and place a significant burden upon the health care system. The appropriate selection and use of rapid and accurate laboratory technologies for the routine screening of patients and detection of infections can have a significant impact on the control and reduction of HAI rates and on the overall care and management of patients.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
1.Recognize common and emerging HAI.
2.Discuss best practices for laboratory diagnosis of HAI.
3.Describe appropriate actions to take when potential HAI are detected.

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Website:
http://www.asmscience.org/content/web-167

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Webinar

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Infectious Disease CE Credits
CE Credits Available
Sponsor
American Society for Microbiology
Affiliation
Non-governmental Organization
Original Training Date
2015
Expires
2017