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Akron Univ. School of Law

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Friday, March 18, 2005

Free Teleconference on Hospital Infection Reporting

HOSPITAL INFECTION REPORTING:  SCIENCE AND POLICY CONSIDERATIONS

A TELECONFERENCE

Wednesday, March 30, 2005

2:00-3:30 p.m. EST

Presented by

PUBLIC HEALTH LAW ASSOCIATION

PUBLIC HEALTH AND POLICY INTEREST GROUP

HEALTH LAW SECTION

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

The presenters are leaders addressing the development of laws and
guidelines for the reporting of hospital infections:

Lori H. Spencer, Moderator

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

President-Elect, Public Health Law Association

Representative Bob McCluskey

Colorado State Rep, District 52

Author, House Bill 1128 (pending)

Discussion: Policy Considerations on Passing Legislation

David Carvalho

Deputy Director, Office of Policy, Planning, and Statistics

Illinois Department of Public Health

Discussion:  Implementation of Mandatory Reporting

Lisa McGiffert

Director, Stop Hospital Infections Project

Consumers Union
Discussion:  Model Legislation for Mandatory Reporting and
the Status of the National Campaign to Stop Hospital Infections

Patrick J. Brennan, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Chief, Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Chair, Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee

Discussion: Recent Guidelines Issued by CDC’s Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
CLE Credit
1.5 hours of CLE credit in 60-minute states/1.8 hours of CLE credit in 50-minute states have been requested in states accrediting ABA TeleConferences.*
NY-licensed attorneys:

This non-transitional CLE program has been approved for experienced NY-licensed attorneys in accordance with the requirements of the New York State CLE Board for 1.5 total NY CLE credits.

*States currently not accrediting ABA TeleConferences: DE, IN, PA, KS, OH

REGISTER BY MARCH 28TH -- Registration is complimentary

Telephone ports are limited, so please register by March 28th.  Registration ensures that you are guaranteed a telephone port and that you receive any necessary materials prior to the call.  To register, please contact Kate McCarthy, with CDC’s Public Health Law Program, at kmn1@cdc.gov.

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