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2017 Chapter Event Calendar

Upcoming Meetings:

No November meeting.

 

2017 Annual Holiday Luncheon

December 13, 2017

Speaker:

Dr. Michael Bell, MD

Deputy Director

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Location:

Maggiano’s Buckhead Restaurant

3368 Peachtree Rd.

Atlanta, Georgia 30326

11:30 am—1:30 pm

To view the event flyer, APIC Holiday Luncheon 2017.


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Additional Infection Prevention Related Meetings and Conferences:

APIC National EPI Intensive (This is not a chapter event)
April 13-16, 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
For more information:

Past Meetings and Materials:

 

2017 Meetings

 

January 18, 2017

Topic: M. Chimeaera Infections after Exposure to Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler Devices during Open Chest Surgery

Presentation is available: Click Here

Speaker:

Kiran M. Perkins, MD, MPJH

LDCR, USPHS

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Meeting Location:

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital Auditorium

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, N.E.

Atlanta, GA 30342

Directions are located below.

Industry Sponsor:

February 15, 2017

Lunch Begins at 12:30 pm, Presentation Begins at 1:00 pm

“A Fungal Superbug? The Unexpected Emergence of Candida auris

Speaker:

Brendan Jackson, MD, MPH

Epidemiology Team Lead

CDC Mycotic Diseases Branch

CDC Mycotic Diseases Branch

Presentation is available here.

Industry Sponsor:

May 17, 2017

Lunch Begins at 12:30 pm, Presentation Begins at 1:00 pm

“Infection Control Through the Years”

Speaker:

Andrea Comer

Duke Infection Control Network

Location: American Red Cross

Industry Sponsor: Sherwin Williams

2016 Meetings

February 17th,  2016  at Wellstar Development Center Pacific Room

TOPIC :

“Zika Virus in the Americas: What it Means for Georgia”

Slides are Available by Clicking Here

February Meeting Slides-Download

Note: This response is constantly evolving and recommendations in this presentation may change over time, please call your district epidemiologist or a GDPH epidemiologist 404-657-2588, 8-5 pm M-F for current guidance.

PRESENTER:

Amanda Feldpausch, MPH

Zoonotic and Vectorborne Disease Epidemiologist

Acute Disease Epidemiology Section

Health Protection/Emergency Preparedness

Georgia Department of Public Health

2 Peachtree St, NW

Atlanta, GA 30303

 

March 16th,  2016  at Wellstar Development Center Sinclair Room

TOPIC :

Common Traps in Communications: Critical Communication Skills for Infection Preventionists

Slides are available here

To download the meeting slides, Slides

To download the meeting handout, please Handout

PRESENTER:

Abbigail Tumpey, MPH, CHES

Abbigail Tumpey Bio

Association Director for Communications Science

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

April 20, 2016 at Wellstar Development Center Sinclair Room

TOPIC :

Legionella: New Science, Insights, and Standards

PRESENTER:

Janet E. Stout, PhD

Dr. Stout Bio

President and Director

Special Pathogens Laboratory

Slides available here:

Download Slides:  https://www.slideshare.net/secret/DeuQo5B2F61hzK 

 

May 18, 2016 at Wellstar Development Center Sinclair Room

TOPIC :

Challenges of Medical Devices and Technologies: Infection Control Perspective

PRESENTER:

Michael Bell, MD

Dr. Bell Bio

Deputy Director

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Slides available here:

Slide Handouts

September 21,  2016  at Wellstar Development Center-Pacific Auditorium

Lunch Begins at 12:30 p.m.

Educational Meeting Speaker Begins Promptly at 1:00 p.m.

TOPIC :

Updates on Antimicrobial Resistant Pathogens

PRESENTER:

Alex Kallen, MD, MPH

Dr. Alexander Kallen Bio

Medical Epidemiologist and Outbreak Response Coordinator

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Industry Sponsor: 

Hardy Diagnostics

Slides available Here:

Slide Handouts

 

October 19,  2016  at Wellstar Development Center-Pacific Auditorium

Lunch Begins at 12:30 p.m.

Educational Meeting Speaker Begins Promptly at 1:00 p.m.

TOPIC :

Tuberculosis Update for the Infection Control Professional

PRESENTER:

Alawode Oladele, MD, MPH
Physician-County Wide Services
DeKalb County Board of Health

Industry Sponsor: 

Medical Action Industries

 

Slides Available here:

Slide Handouts Part 1

Slide Handouts Part 2

December 14,  2016  

TOPIC :

Moving the Needle on HAI and AR Prevention: Policy Progress and Opportunities

PRESENTERS:

Elizabeth Mothershed, MS

Lead for State Strategy and Integration

Carissa Baker Holmes, MPH

Associate Director for Policy (Acting)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Slide Handouts

Georgia 2016 AR Summary

AR Success Stories

Meeting Location Information:

Saint Joseph’s Hospital Auditorium

From the South
Travel I-85N to GA 400 (exit 87). Take exit 3 (Glenridge Connector) and turn right onto Glenridge Road.  At the second light, turn left onto Peachtree Dunwoody Road.  Cross Johnson Ferry Road and immediately enter the right turn lane. Turn right into the hospital campus.

From the North
Travel GA 400S to exit 3 (Glenridge Connector) and turn right onto Glenridge Road.  At the third light, turn left onto Peachtree Dunwoody Road.  Cross Johnson Ferry Road and immediately enter the right turn lane. Turn right into the hospital campus.

From the West
Travel I-20E to I-285N to exit 26 (Glenridge Connector).  Turn right at the end of the ramp onto Glenridge Road and immediately enter the left turn lane to turn left onto Johnson Ferry Road.  At the third light, turn left onto Peachtree Dunwoody Road and immediately enter the right turn lane. Turn right into the hospital campus.

From the East
Travel I-20W to I-285N.  Take exit 28 and turn left onto Peachtree Dunwoody Road.  At the third light, just past the  MARTA station, turn left into the hospital campus.

Parking is available in three parking decks for a fee.  Daily in/out passes are available at the front desk in the main lobby.

Valet parking is available at the entrances to the doctor’s buildings, hospital main lobby and emergency room for a fee.

Parking Information for Emory St. Joseph’s Venue:

We can provide complimentary parking in the Employee Deck across from the Winship Cancer Center.  We will typically have the gate arm in the up position 45 minutes prior to the event start time and 30 minutes in to the event.  Anyone arriving after this time will need to use the intercom to access parking.

 Directions to the Auditorium

When you get into the hospital go down to the ground floor, you will pass the cafeteria on your left and will dead end into the education center at the end of the hall. If you turn left you will run into the auditorium.

 

 

 

Greater Atlanta Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

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