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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of care


An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Care

Presented by
Rana Hamdy, MD, MPH, MSCE
Ben Hanisch, MD
Nada Harik, MD
Xiaoyan Song, PhD, MSc
Infection Control and Infectious Diseases, Children’s National

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this session will be able to:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of healthcare associated infections (HAIs) and multi-drug resistant organisms (MDROs).
  2. Define the services provided by the Infectious Diseases Specialist, the Infection Prevention and Control team, and the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.
  3. Utilize resources available at Children's National for preventing HAIs and MDROs.

About the Expert

Rana Hamdy

Rana Hamdy Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Associate Director, Fellowship Training Program
Infectious Diseases Specialist
Investigator, Children's Research Institute

Benjamin Hanisch

Benjamin Hanisch Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases Program
Infectious Diseases Specialist
Investigator, Children's National Research Institute

Nada Harik

Nada Harik Director, Fellowship Training Program
Infectious Diseases Specialist
Investigator, Children's National Research Institute

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