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Speakers' Bureau

Speakers' Bureau volunteer, Dr. Karen Frank, recently presented at George Mason University! This talk was a success, giving students insight into the hectic and interesting lives of clinical microbiology.

Are you an ASM Student Chapter interested in meeting with a speaker? Check out out database of speakers!


Best Practices in CDI Diagnosis Webinar

The IP Col-lab-oration project presents a live webinar on Best Practices in CDI Diagnosis: straightforward, actionable advice for healthcare practitioners, at all levels, on the subject of Clostridium Difficile Infection.

L. Clifford McDonald, M.D., Senior Advisor for Science and Integrity, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will lead the discussion. After the one-hour webinar, you will --

  • Understand the pathogenesis and public health importance of Clostridium difficile infections
  • Articulate various diagnostic approaches available, performance of these tests, and the clinical criteria for ordering tests
  • Discuss best practices for migrating to more sensitive testing paradigms

The webinar is free for ASM members. To listen to the discussion, visit http://webinars.apic.org/upcoming.php, select the webinar, scroll to the bottom and click the button "Live Online Webinar" and add to cart. Then select the "non-member" button and type IPLAB2012 in the Registration Discount code field.

The IP Col-lab-oration Project is a collaboration between ASM and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. It brings together leaders in infection prevention and the lab. Through this relationship, ASM and APIC members will gain the insights of thought leaders from the lab community that will help deepen the knowledge and expertise for the common goal of achieving better patient outcomes.

This initiative is funded by an unrestricted educational grant from Roche.