Target Audience

This conference is designed for physicians, infection preventionists, healthcare epidemiologists, infectious disease specialists, microbiologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals interested in healthcare epidemiology, antibiotic resistance, infection prevention, surveillance, research methods, patient safety, environment issues, and quality improvement.

Accreditation Statements

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians: The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America designates this live activity for up to 28 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, the core conference session are designated for 22 credit hours and the pre-conference workshops are up to an additional 6 credit hours.

ABIM MOC: All CME accredited sessions are also available for all attendees to earn American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Points.

Nurses: This activity will be submitted to the Virginia Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Virginia Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Pharmacy Credits: The continuing education activities for pharmacists will be developed through a joint providership of ProCE, Inc. and SHEA. ProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). Participants attending the conference CPE activities may earn contact hours of CPE credit.