Target AudienceAccreditation StatementsLearning Objectives


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, infection prevention, surveillance, research methods, patient safety, environmental 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. 

ACCME LogoPhysicians:

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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.

ACPE ProCePharmacy Credits: (Will only be available for the SHEA Antibiotic Stewardship Training Course in addition to CME and CEU)

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). 

Learning Objectives

SHEA’s overall goal for SHEA Spring 2018 is for participants to gain valuable knowledge about the latest research and science in healthcare epidemiology, practical skills and strategies to implement this knowledge, and ongoing connections with other professionals in the field of healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention. Specific learning objectives will be released with the educational program.