Let's Talk IPC Potpourri

Let's Talk: IPC Potpourri: Addressing Today's Infectious Disease Challenges

Wednesday, June 12, 2024


Presentation followed by Q & A


Course Director:   

Mary Ann Rigas, MD, FAAP


Tibisay Villalobos-Fry, MD, FAAP

PA AAP Infection Prevention and Control Ambassador 

Chief, Infectious Diseases Section, Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital

Beth Butler

Public Health Program Director

Pennsylvania Department of Health 

Bureau of Communicable Diseases

Stephen Kowalewski

Senior Public Health Advisor

Pennsylvania Department of Health STD Program

Learning Objectives:

By the conclusion of this Webinar, program participants will be able to:

  • Understand how to identify and respond to measles in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Understand risk factors for and strategies to prevent congenital syphilis.
  • Determine prevention measures that healthcare providers can take to prevent the spread of pertussis.
  • Identify infection control strategies to prevent meningococcal disease.


  • In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and the PA Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Credit Designation

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals attending this program will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming 1.0 hours of continuing education in a CME accredited program.  For nurses, these hours may be considered eligible for completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for biannual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania.  

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