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Home  >  Conferences  >  The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring 2018 Conference

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring 2018 Conference

Apr 18 - 20, 2018   |   Portland, Oregon  United States of America
Specialties : Healthcare Management   |   Public Health
Conference Brochure

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring Conference is organized by Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and will be held during Apr 18 - 20, 2018 at Hilton Portland Downtown, Portland, Oregon, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is physicians, infection preventionists, healthcare epidemiologists, infectious disease specialists, microbiologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals interested in healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention, surveillance, research methods, patient safety, environmental issues and quality improvement.

Conference Description :
The overall goal is for participants to gain valuable knowledge about the latest research and science in healthcare epidemiology, practical skills and strategies to implement this knowledge, and ongoing connections with other professionals in the field of healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention.

The SHEA 2018 Planning Committee combines the expertise of SHEA members who have served on SHEA meeting planning committees for many years and active leaders from the SHEA Education Committee. It also includes broad subject matter expertise in healthcare epidemiology, antibiotic stewardship, long-term care, research methods, clinical microbiology, patient safety and quality, implementation science, and a wide range of opportunities for networking and communication with peers and experts in the field.

Planned Program Highlights :
• Innovative topics that are cutting edge discussing unanswered issues with Healthcare Epidemiology and Antibiotic Stewardship.
• Focused scientific abstracts related to healthcare epidemiology, surveillance, implementation science and patient safety, and prevention strategies
• Poster and oral abstract awards for diverse professional fields related to healthcare epidemiology for all career levels
• SHEA Mentorship Program
• International Networking
• Women in Epi Networking
• SHEA Epi Project Competition
• SHEA Education & Research Foundation Dinner (Ticket Purchase Required)
• NEW! Pre- Confernce Workshop (Extra Cost Required)

Conference Objectives are :
• Review and critique new scientific evidence related to epidemiologic methods and prevention of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs);
• Identify evolving public policy developments and their impact on HAI prevention;
• Compare and contrast differing approaches to controversial aspects of HAI prevention;
• Translate best methods in healthcare epidemiology, antibiotic stewardship, surveillance, prevention, and research into practice;
• Apply and evaluate appropriate antibiotic stewardship practices in acute and non-acute healthcare settings;
• Discuss current best practices in HAI prevention in individual clinical settings including Pediatrics and Long-term Care;
• Apply practical strategies to effectively communicate healthcare epidemiology, HAI prevention and antibiotic stewardship knowledge and practices to patients, healthcare personnel and policy makers.

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Emily C. Lutterloh
Emily C. Lutterloh

Infectious Disease

David A. Nace
David A. Nace

Geriatrics

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Registration Desk

Contact No. 703-684-1006
Email
info@shea-online.org

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Venue Address

Hilton Portland Downtown
921 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Official Hotel

Hilton Portland Downtown,

921 SW 6th Ave,

Portland, Oregon, United States of America 97204,

+1 503-226-1611

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