Healthcare-Associated Infections, Antibiotic Resistance, and Emerging Infectious Diseases Workshop 

This workshop was presented on November 2, 2017 in Metairie; November 9, 2017 in Lafayette; and November 16, 2017 in Bossier City.  The content that was presented targeted infection preventionists, laboratory professionals, and other infectious disease surveillance professionals at acute care hospitals who were seeking to reduce healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic-resistant threats, and prepare for emerging infectious diseases that may present at their facilities.

Recordings (in  MP4 format) were made of the training held in Metairie, LA. on 11/2/2017. To receive a CD/DVD version, please contact Charmaine Moore at (504) 568-8320 or  

        Laboratory Testing and Diagnostics and Biosafety Risk Assessment 
C. auris and Emerging Resistant Organisms
        Laboratory Submissions for Enhanced Antibiotic Resistance Surveillance
                 Protocol for Active Surveillance Testing and Specimen Submission for Confirmed CRE
                 Protocol for Specimen Submission of Carbapenem-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPA)
                 Protocol for Suspected and Confirmed Candida auris
                 Antibiotic Resistance Lab Network
        Surveillance Definitions for Antibiotic Resistant Threats 
                 Inter-facility Infection Control Transfer Form
        Targeted Assessment for Prevention (TAP) Strategy
                 Assessing Gaps in Infection Prevention          
        Evaluating Infection Prevention Programs 
        Outbreak Investigations
                Answers-Outbreak Investigations
       Arboviral Surveillance 
                IDEpi Zika Virus Disease Supplemental Form
                IDEpi Congenital Zika Virus Disease Supplemental Form
                Tips on Zika for Pediatricians


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Primary Contact Information

HAI Program: Erica Washington, MPH, CPH, CIC, CPHQ
1450 Poydras Street, Ste. 1641E
New Orleans, LA 70112

Telephone:(504) 568-8319
Fax: (504) 568-8290