Managing Infected and Colonized Healthcare Workers

1 Hour 35 Minutes
SKU: 15ACOEM-313

TRACK: Management and Administration in OEM

Anthony Biascan, MD, MS, US Naval Hospital, Sigonella, Sicily
Lawrence D. Budnick, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Rugers University New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Melanie Swift, MD, FACOEM, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

This session will explore the management of health care workers with occupationally or non-occupationally acquired infectious diseases. Through case studies, including health care workers with bloodborne pathogen infections and a hospital-based MRSA outbreak, we will discuss evidence-based guidelines, ethical and legal aspects, and operational considerations for managing such situations. This session was organized by the Medical Center Occupational Health Special Interest Section.

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