Huntsville Hospital's Quality Department is offering a one day continuing education conference:
2019 Infection Prevention
and Control Conference
Friday, April 5, 2019 | 7:45am-12:45pm
at the Huntsville Hospital Dowdle Center in Huntsville, Alabama

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Review current status of antibiotic stewardship practices
  • Discuss nurse engagement in antibiotic stewardship programs
  • Analyze the current healthcare dilemma of Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI)
  • Discuss the “pros and cons”of utilizing probiotics for the preven - tion and treatment of CDI
  • Promote evidence-based CDI prevention strategies
  • Discuss headwear worn during surgery and its impact on surgical site infection (SSI) rates
  • Review prevention strategies for SSIs
  • Define the similarities and differences in the presentation of the various types of central nervous system infections
  • Discuss the risk factors, transmission and treatment for bacterial, viral and fungal meningitis

Course Number: CE53470219
Huntsville Hospital is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Our approval status is valid through November 9, 2021. Provider Number: ABNP0278.
  • Nursing Contact Hours: 4.8
  • Nursing Pharm Hours: 1.2
  • Social Work Contact Hours: 4.0