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Carbapenem Resistant Enterbacteriaceae Tools and Guidance-HAI Hot Topic: Measles Update
Presenter: Whitney Thomas, MPH Sarah Labuda, MD, MPH, FAAP
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Knowledge Gap: 
The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on 
Carbapenem Resistant Enterbacteriaceae Tools and Guidance. 

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about 
Carbapenem Resistant Enterbacteriaceae Tools and Guidance and how it pertains to their respective profession.

Release and Expiration Dates
1/24/2018 -1/24/2021


1. Explain carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. 
2. Discuss tools used by the Arkansas Department of Health to capture multidrug-resistant organism data. 
. Define available resources for Arkansas healthcare facilities if a novel resistance mechanism is suspected. 


•Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (2017, April). Public Health Reporting and National Notification of Carbapenemase Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CP-CRE) for E. coli, Klebsiella spp. and Enterobacter spp.. Retrieved from https://www.cste2.org/Publications/CP_CRE_Operational_guidance_20170601.pdf
Arkansas Department of Health (2017). Multi-Drug Resistance Isolate Pre-Submission Form. Retrieved from https://adhredcap.arkansas.gov/redcap/surveys/?
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015, November). Interim Guidance for a Public Health Response to Contain Novel or Targeted Multidrug-resistant Organisms (MDROs). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/hai/outbreaks/docs/Health-Response-Contain-MDRO.pdf
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2018, January). KPC, Containment, and ARLN. Presentation on January 17, 2018.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015, November). Facility Guidance for Control of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/hai/pdfs/cre/CRE-guidance-508.pdf

Biographical Info

Whitney Thomas, MPH 
Antimicrobial Resistance Epidemiologist with the Arkansas Department of Health.

Sarah Labuda, MD, MPH, FAAP
EIS Officer- Field Position, Infectious Disease Branch, Arkansas Department of HealthCenters for Disease Control and Prevention 

Speaker Disclosures:
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CE activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Kim Miller  
Susan Smith Dodson

Whitney Thomas, MPH 
Sarah Labuda, MD, MPH, FAAP

Peer Reviewers: 
Kim Miller, MCHES

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