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Faculty

Michael Mazzeffi, MD, MPH

Chief resident in anesthesiology,
Mount Sinai Medical Center,
New York, New York

James Gammie, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Bradley Taylor, MD, MPH

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Sarah Cardillo, MD

Department of Anesthesiology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Nicholina Haldane-Lutterodt, BS

University of Maryland School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Anthony Amoroso, MD

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health,
University of Maryland School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Anthony Harris, MD, MPH

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health,
University of Maryland School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Kerri Thom, MD, MS

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health,
University of Maryland School of Medicine,
Baltimore, Maryland

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- recognize the risk that prolonged ICU stay poses to the development of HAI in the cardiac surgery patient.
- explain the preoperative variables that may increase the risk of HAI.
- discuss the mortality risk for specific HAI in the cardiac surgery patient.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-Apr-01
Expiration Date:2019-Apr-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$470.00/yr
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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