CME Program Detail

Title: Enhancing Patient Safety by Preventing Hospital Infection - Session 1
Date: Fri, Mar 16th, 2018
Time: 6:45 am - 7:45 am
Location: Lang Auditorium


Sanjay Saint, M.D., MPH
Clinical Position(s): Chief of Medicine, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System; George Dock Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Senior Associate Chair, Department of Internal Medicine; Councilor, AOA Chapter, University of Michigan
Disclosures: None


> Understand the burden of illness associated with hospital infection
> Describe approaches to preventing hospital infection with a focus on hand-hygiene, including the most compelling data linking increased hand hygiene to lower infection rates.
> Discuss novel approaches to enhancing hand hygiene rates

NewYork Presbyterian/Queens is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NewYork Presbyterian/Queens designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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