Healthcare Infections Associated with the Care of Humans and

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                Healthcare Infections Associated with the Care
                   and Treatment of Humans and Animals

                                 Preliminary Agenda

                               Tuesday, May 13, 2008


5:30 – 6:00      Meet & Greet with refreshments before SECEBT Partners meeting

6:00 – 7:00      Partner meeting with dinner

7:00 – 8:30      SECEBT seed grant presentations

Day 1                         Wednesday, May 14, 2008

7:45 – 8:15      Registration/Continental breakfast

8:15 – 8:25      Welcome and Introduction – Walter A. Orenstein, MD, Executive Director,
                 SECEBT

Session I        Recent Trends and Emerging Issues Related to Healthcare Infections
                 Moderator: Walter A. Orenstein, MD

8:25 – 8:55      Overview of human infections acquired in healthcare settings
                 David J. Weber, MD, MPH
                 University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

8:55 – 9:25      Overview of human infections acquired in animal care facilities
                 J. Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DipACVIM
                 University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

9:25 – 9:55      Question and answer session

9:55 – 10:10     Break

Session II       Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Reporting
                 Moderator: Chesley Richards, MD

10:10 – 10:40    History and overview of SENIC, NNIS, NHSN
                 Mary Andrus - CDC

10:40 – 11:00    Challenges
                 Michael Edmond, MD, MPH, MPA
                 Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
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11:00 – 11:20   Challenges in Implementing Public Reporting of HAIs – the Public Health
                Perspective
                James “Jerry” Gibson, MD, MPH
                State Epidemiologist and Director, Bureau of Disease Control
                South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

11:20 – 12:30   Panel discussion with question and answer
                 Implementation of Mandatory Reporting of HAIs:
                State issues and perspectives
                Moderator: Christopher W. Woods, MD, MPH

                Jerry Gibson (SC), Marion Kainer (TN), Michael Edmond (VA)
                Rachel Stricof, MPH (NY), Keith Kaye (NC)

12:30 – 1:30    Lunch

1:30 – 2:15     Validation Issues Pertaining to the National Healthcare Safety Network
                Mary Andrus (CDC) – How validation studies are performed
                Rachel Stricof, MPH (NY) – A validation study overview: The New York State
                Experience

2:15 – 2:45     Question and answer session

Session III     Evidence Based Prevention
                Moderator: Marion A. Kainer, MD, MPH, FRACP

2:45 – 3:30     Summary of the Evidence
                John Jernigan, MD - CDC

3:30 – 4:00     Implementation of Evidence Based Prevention
                Sean M. Berenholtz, MD, MHS, FCCM
                Johns Hopkins University

4:00 – 4:45     Question and answer session

Session IV      Economic Implications
                Moderator: Shirley Janekelevich, MD

4:45 – 5:15     Policy Initiatives for Medicare – Chesley Richards, MD - CDC

5:15 – 5:45     The Business Case for Infection Prevention: Local Hospital Perspectives
                Keith S. Kaye (UNC), James J. Steinberg, MD (Emory)

5:45            Wrap-up and Adjourn
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6:30pm          Reception

Day 2                        Thursday, May 15, 2008

7:45 – 8:05     Registration/Continental breakfast

8:05 – 8:15     Welcome and Introduction to Day 2

Session V       The Veterinary Perspective
                Moderator: M. Kevin Keel, DVM, PhD

8:15 – 8:45     Nosocomial Infections / Zoonoses
                J. Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DipACVIM
                University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

8:45 – 9:15     The Clinician and Associated Pathogens
                Susan Sanchez, BSc, MSc, PhD, MIBiol, CBiol
                University of Georgia

9:15 – 9:45     Question and answer session

Session VI      Legal and Ethical Issues
                Moderator: Chesley Richards, MD

9:45 – 10:15    Legal and ethical issues surrounding HAIs
                Patrick J. “PJ” Brennan, MD
                University of Pennsylvania Health System

10:15 – 10:30   Question and answer session

10:30 – 10:45   Break

Session VII     Panel on Research and Development Needs (Opportunities and
                Gaps)
                Moderator: James M. Hughes, MD

10:45 – 11:45   Panel Participants:
                Mary Andrus, John Jernigan, Scott Weese, Marion Kainer, Jerry Gibson

11:45 – 12:15   Question and answer session

~12:30          Adjourn

2:00-5:00       Invitation only attendance – SECEBT Strategic Planning Session