September 26, 2016
Hyatt Regency O'Hare
Presenting Partner in the Infection Prevention Pavilion (Booth 619)
Educational Session, September 28
How Clean is your screen? Truth or Consequece, featuring Keith St. John, MS, CIC, Vice President, Clinical Affairs, PDI
In a survey sent to graduate medical education training programs, 40% reported use of portable electronic devices (PEDs) of which Apple iPads were the most common. The touchscreen nature, portability, and high probability of coincidental use during patient encounters ensure the PEDs' place as a possible reservoir for the transmission of pathogens.