Los Angeles Virtual Meeting: Legionella Water Management

April 21, 2021

7:30 am - 8:30 am

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Registration Required!

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Speaker

Janet E. Stout, PhD, President and Director, Special Pathogens Laboratory

Topic

Proactive Legionella Water Management: Zero Cases, Not Zero Legionella
The objectives of this presentation include:

  • Understand the differences between reactive and proactive approaches to prevention of healthcare-acquired Legionnaires' disease
  • Understand the growing burden of Legionnaires' disease in healthcare dollars and the basis for the geographic distribution of cases
  • Learn the pain of an investigation of a suspected case of healthcare-acquired Legionnaires' disease - the case may not be yours
  • Understand the causes of false positive Legionella urine antigen tests and the causes of false positive environmental test results
  • Learn the gaps in Legionella water management that can trip you up

Non-Member Attendance Policy

Non-CSHE members are welcome to attend one complimentary chapter meeting. If you are a non-member who has already attended one chapter meeting, you will be unable to register for any additional chapter meetings until you have become a member. Please click here for the online membership application.

Continuing Education Credits

Participating CSHE members, whose names are clearly legible in the Zoom participant list, are eligible for a certificate for 1 contact hour.

Questions or Concerns?

For questions or concerns, please contact Beth Demeter directly at bethd@cshe.org.

 

When
4/21/2021 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Pacific Daylight Time
Where
Zoom

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