|STATE OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES|
||An update on the "must-know" points for multiple microbial groups and diseases. **This program is supported through an educational grant from SciCan|
After attending this program, participants should be able to:
- Describe major global and epidemiological factors which can lead to the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases.
- Describe the challenges representative blood-borne, airborne, and contacted-mediated infections present to healthcare workers and the population.
- Understand challenges inherent in the increasing incidence of infections caused by antibiotic-resistant microorganisms.
- Apply appropriate infection control precautions to minimize potential for cross-infection.
This program is supported through an educational grant from