HICPAC Meeting Scheduled for November in Washington, DC

October 13, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided a notice in the Federal Register of an upcoming meeting of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC).

The meeting will be held over two days, November 3-4, 2011, in Washington DC.  The meeting is open to the public.

The following matters are on the agenda to be discussed:

  • An update on the CDC’s activities for healthcare associated infections,
  • draft guideline for the prevention of infections among patients in neonatal intensive care units (NICU),
  • draft guideline for infection control in healthcare personnel,
  • draft guideline for the prevention of surgical site infections,
  • update from the HICPAC surveillance working group, and
  • guidance for the control of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.
Click here to read the notice in the Federal Register.

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