In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following meeting of the aforementioned committee:
Times and Dates: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., November 12, 2009. 9 a.m.-12 p.m., November 13, 2009.
Place: Washington Marriott at Metro Center, Salons C-D, 775 12th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 737-2200.
Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available.
Purpose: The Committee is charged with providing advice and guidance to the Secretary, HHS; the Assistant Secretary for Health, HHS; the Director, CDC; and the Director, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases (NCPDCID), regarding: (1) The practice of hospital infection control; (2) strategies for surveillance, prevention, and control of infections (e.g., nosocomial infections), antimicrobial resistance, and related events in settings where healthcare is provided; and (3) periodic updating of guidelines and other policy statements regarding prevention of healthcare-associated infections and healthcare-related conditions.
Matters To Be Discussed: The agenda will include updates on Recovery Act activities and the draft guideline for prevention of intravascular catheter-related bloodstream infections, and discussion of infection control in ambulatory care settings.
Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
Contact Person For More Information: Michelle King, HICPAC, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, NCPDCID, CDC, l600 Clifton Road, NE., Mailstop A-07, Atlanta, Georgia 30333 Telephone (404) 639-2936.
The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.Start Signature
Dated: October 20, 2009.
Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E9-25913 Filed 10-27-09; 8:45 am]
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