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February 2009
Volume 19 Issue 2
Education and Training
SHEA Offers California Epidemiology Course

A one-day specialized training course in hospital epidemiology is available for California physicians who need to meet new state requirements.

In 2008, California enacted legislation requiring physicians acting as epidemiologists or chairing a hospital infection control committee to obtain CME-accredited training by January 1, 2010.

The advisory body to the California Department of Public Health has approved a course

SHEA developed to meet this need. This one-day course will be offered on March 19 as a pre-meeting activity to the SHEA 19th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego. SHEA is exploring future opportunities to offer this curriculum in other locations in California.

Go online for more information and to register .
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