Agenda

Click on the sessions for learning objectives and speaker information for each session.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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A Survivor's Story: Dual Citizenship at the Ebola Bedside
8:00 am - 8:40 am
Date:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time:
8:00 am - 8:40 am
Speaker(s):
Ian Crozier, MD

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Outline successes and failures of past outbreaks and apply lessons learned to outbreak management at your hospital

A Hospital Epidemiologist's Guide to the Galaxy
8:40 am - 9:10 am
Date:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time:
8:40 am - 9:10 am
Speaker(s):
Louise-Marie Dembry, MD, MS, MBA

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Summarize background information regarding emerging infections

The Newbie's Guide to Policy Development
9:10 am - 9:55 am
Date:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time:
9:10 am - 9:55 am
Speaker(s):
Jennifer Hanrahan, DO, MA and Geeta Sood, MD

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Examine the quality, accessibility, and feasibility of existing infection control policies in place at your facility
- Determine which policies and procedures are of highest priority to implement most quickly in the face of a facility outbreak or emerging threat
- Utilize tools provided to implement best practices in early outbreak situations or before outbreak situations occur

Case Study 1: MERS-CoV/pandemic flu/respiratory virus - after policy
9:55 am - 10:40 am
Date:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time:
9:55 am - 10:40 am
Speaker(s):
Trish Perl, MD, MSc

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Recognize when to be concerned about potential emerging infections
- Understand universal actions that can and should be taken to care for patients, staff, and public
- Describe diagnostics for different pathogens

Break

Hope Is Not a Plan
10:50 am - 11:50 am
Date:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time:
10:50 am - 11:50 am
Speaker(s):
Angela Hewlett, MD

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Understand the key steps involved in preparing your facility for the next high- consequence pathogen infection.
- Describe screening and travel screening tools for each location/risk assessment; MDROs
- Recognize important facilitators and barriers for preparing for emerging infections.

HICS and Hiccups
11:50 am - 12:20 pm
Date:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time:
11:50 am - 12:20 pm
Speaker(s):
Kristina Spurgeon, MPH

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Understand the roles of a hospital epidemiologist in a HICS before, during, and after an infectious disease outbreak

Lunch On Your Own
12:20 pm - 1:30 pm

Location, Location, Location
1:30 pm - 4:55 pm
Date:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time:
1:30 pm - 4:55 pm
Speaker(s):
Multiple

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the vital role that each team member plays in response to a public health emergency
- Identify unique challenges to infection control in each setting
- Formulate effective strategies to protect healthcare providers and staff

Activity Agenda:
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm - Ambulatory setting (outpatient, clinics, urgent care): Danielle Suminski, RN
2:00 - 2:20 - EMS: Alexander Isakov, MD, MPH
2:20 - 2:40 - ED: Alexander Isakov, MD, MPH
2:40 - 3:00 - Inpatient Care: ICU/Med-Surg: Laura Evans, MD
3:00 - 3:15 - Transport within hospital: Patricia Lafaro, BSN, RN, CIC
3:15 - 3:35 - Labor and Delivery: Jeanne Sheffield, MD
3:35 - 3:55 - Pediatrics: Thomas J. Sandora, MD, MPH
3:55 - 4:05 - Environmental Services: Kalpana Rengarajan, PhD, MPH, JM, RBP
4:05 - 4:25 - Labs/pathology/mortuary: Kalpana Rengarajan, PhD, MPH, JM, RBP
4:25 - 4:55 - LTACH and SNFs: Ellie J.C. Goldstein, MD

Case Study 2: CRE/MDRO/MCR-1 in LTACH
4:55 pm - 5:40 pm
Date:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time:
4:55 pm - 5:40 pm
Speaker(s):
Ellie J.C. Goldstein, MD

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1:00 pm
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3:00 pm
Case Study 3: Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
8:00 am - 8:45 am
Date:
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time:
8:00 am - 8:45 am
Speaker(s):
William A. Fischer II, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize when to be concerned about potential emerging infections
  • Understand universal actions that can and should be taken to care for patients, staff, and public
  • Describe diagnostics for Ebola virus disease

  • PCR Is Not Always the Answer
    8:45 am - 9:15 am
    Date:
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Time:
    8:45 am - 9:15 am
    Speaker(s):
    Nick Moore, MS, MLS

    Learning Objectives:
    At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
    - Describe diagnostics tests for infectious pathogens and how to choose which tests to run

    Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse
    9:15 am - 10:00 am
    Date:
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Time:
    9:15 am - 10:00 am
    Speaker(s):
    George Foltin, MD

    Learning Objectives:
    At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
    - Implement effective surge protocols training when an outbreak approaches

    Break
    10:00 am - 10:15 am

    #lightscameraaction
    10:15 am - 11:15 am
    Date:
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Time:
    10:15 am - 11:15 am
    Speaker(s):
    Eileen Korey

    Learning Objectives:
    At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
    - Understand the role of the media during emerging threats and local outbreaks
    - Understand how best to use media outlets to deliver your message to the public, including television, internet, social media platforms.
    - Evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of different social media formats as mass communication tools during an outbreak

    Who's the Boss?
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm
    Date:
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Time:
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm
    Speaker(s):
    Robert Weinstein, MD

    Learning Objectives:
    At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
    - Distinguish the unique skills and expertise of the hospital epidemiologist.
    - Illustrate leadership challenges during a public health emergency and propose solutions to overcome these challenges

    Lunch On Your Own
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Get Your Sim On
    1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Date:
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Time:
    1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Speaker(s):
    Marjorie Lee White, MD, MPPM, MEd

    Learning Objectives:
    At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
    - Implement effective simulations to help train personnel in the event of an outbreak

    Keeping Up With the Krisis
    1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    Date:
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Time:
    1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    Speaker(s):
    Bruce Ribner, MD, MPH

    Learning Objectives:
    At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
    - Describe when preparation and containment efforts should be ramped up or stepped down

    Panel Q&A
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Date:
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Time:
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Learning Objectives:
    At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
    - Understand current emerging infectious disease outbreaks