Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Healthcare-associated infections in "Real" Life 30th November - 2nd December 2011
European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, Italian Group for the Study of Nosocomial Infections and Antibiotic Resistance (GINERB) of SIMIT
This course provides participants with up to date background information and focuses on a practical approach to the emerging problem of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs). Through interactive sessions, participants will follow a real patient from hospital admission to discharge to long-term care facility. The course will cover HCAIs prevention, diagnosis and treatment with particular emphasis on infection control during routine clinical practice in European hospitals.