Impact of the Laboratory on Reporting of Health Care-Associated Infections
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.
- Recognize common and emerging HAI.
- Discuss best practices for laboratory diagnosis of HAI.
- Describe appropriate actions to take when potential HAI are detected.
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This course is available as a webcast which can be viewed on demand until October 31, 2017.
Each presentation is approved for one (1) P.A.C.E.® credit. CE credits can only be claimed by the purchaser. ASM is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. All sessions are recognized by the California and Florida Departments of Health and qualify for California and Florida CE credit toward license renewal.