Friday, May 20, 2016

SHEA 2016 Spring Conference: Raising Awareness Through Narrative and Beyond

Inspirational lectures and presentations where on the program today, particularly on the use of narrative to expand awareness in infection control.

Maryn McKenna presented When Antibiotics Fail: A science Journalist’s Perspective.  Victoria and Armando Nahum gave a gripping personal account on hospital infection infections, from the perspective of a patient.

The take home message: Be the change!

Drs. Michael Stevens and Michelle Doll presented their research during the poster sessions.

Tomorrow is my pro/con debate with Dr. Anthony Harris on universal personal protective equipment use.

Stay tuned.

Dr. Michael Stevens

VCU Infection Prevention Nurse: Diane Heipel

Dr. Michelle Doll