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The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
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The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
Leading through science

    Changing Landscape of Environmental Disinfection

    Changing Landscape of Environmental Disinfection

    Overview:
    In this episode of the series, Dr. Krystina Woods talks with Dr. Dr. Curtis Donskey of Case Western Reserve University and Dr. William A. Rutala of the University of North Carolina School of
    Medicine about environmental cleaning, new technologies, ultraviolet light technologies, continuous room decontamination, critical research gaps and where we go from here.

    Speakers:
    Curtis Donskey, MD
    William Rutala, PhD, MS, MPH
    Krystina Woods, MD(moderator)

    • 30 min
    Monkeypox Update

    Monkeypox Update

    Overview: In this episode of the podcast, we discuss Monkeypox through the eyes of the
    Commission or the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), Dr. Allison Arwady. Our moderator, Dr. Krystina Woods asks questions around behavior change, stigma, testing and limited supplies, policy implications from subcutaneous to intradermal injections, and funding.

    Speakers:
    Allison Arwady, MD, MPH
    Krystina Woods, MD (Moderator)

    • 34 min
    The Automatization of Hand Hygiene Monitoring and its Discontents

    The Automatization of Hand Hygiene Monitoring and its Discontents

    Overview:
    In this episode of the series, Dr. Krystina Woods talks with Dr. Michelle Doll of Virginia Commonwealth University and Dr. Jerome Leis of University of Toronto aroundhand hygiene monitoring, monitoring adherence, hand hygiene electronic monitoring and how it compares to traditional monitoring, and the future in this area.

    Speakers:
    Michelle Doll, MD, MPH
    Jerome Leis, MD, MSc, FRCPC
    Krystina Woods, MD(moderator)

    • 46 min
    Back to School in 2022

    Back to School in 2022

    Overview:
    In this episode of the podcast, we bring back Dr. Westyn Branch-Elliman of Harvard Medical School to have a conversation around children going back to school in 2022. Our moderator, Dr. Chris Crnich, asks her questions around testing, how HCPs can help, and current/future research on the topic.

    Speakers:
    Westyn Branch-Elliman, MD, MMSc
    Christopher Crnich, MD, PhD (moderator)

    • 27 min
    The Utility of Whole Genome Sequencing: Academic and/or Clinically Pragmatic?

    The Utility of Whole Genome Sequencing: Academic and/or Clinically Pragmatic?

    Overview:
    This podcast will explore the utility of whole genome sequencing (WGS) in the context of hospital epidemiology of infection prevention, including recent evidence showcasing success in identifying and/or determining the nidus of a cluster or outbreak. The speakers will explain how they have or are planning to use WGS and the interplay between those performing or studying WGS and clinicians/infection prevention staff. Advantages, challenges, limitations, and research gaps will be addressed as well as what the speakers envision for the future.

    Speakers:
    Deena R. Altman, MD, MS
    Alexander Sundermann, DrPH, CIC, FAPIC
    Chad Nix, MSc, CIC (moderator)

    • 23 min
    COVID Update: BA.4 & BA.5 Impacts and Beyond

    COVID Update: BA.4 & BA.5 Impacts and Beyond

    Overview:
    In this episode of the Rapid Response Podcast, Dr. Raghav Tirupathi talks with Dr. Robert Wachter of the University of California, San Francisco about the current COVID landscape, how to interpret current case rates, mask mandates, isolation guidelines, second boosters, and more.

    Speakers:
    Robert Wachter, MD
    Raghavendra Tirupathi, MD (moderator)

    Let us know what you think of our podcasts at https://learningce.shea-online.org/content/shea-podcast-feedback.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

RIC doc ,

Terrific resource!

This is a terrific podcast! Great for anyone interested in infection prevention, antimicrobial resistance and stewardship and diagnostic stewardship. From an international leader in infection prevention and stewardship.

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