In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (P.L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announce the following meeting for the aforementioned committee:
Times and Dates
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., November 5, 2015
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., November 6, 2015
Place: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Communications Center, Building 19, Auditorium B, 1600 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, Georgia 30333.
Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. Please register for the meeting at www.cdc.gov/hicpac.
Purpose: The Committee is charged with providing advice and guidance to the Director, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, the Director, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), the Director, CDC, the Secretary, Health and Human Services regarding (1) the Start Printed Page 60148practice of healthcare infection prevention and control; (2) strategies for surveillance, prevention, and control of infections, antimicrobial resistance, and related events in settings where healthcare is provided; and (3) periodic updating of CDC guidelines and other policy statements regarding prevention of healthcare-associated infections and healthcare-related conditions.
Matters for Discussion: The agenda will include updates on CDC's activities for prevention and control of healthcare associated infections (HAIs), updates on hospital antimicrobial stewardship activities, improving reprocessing of medical devices in healthcare settings, infection control practice improvements.
Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
Contact Person for More Information: Erin Stone, M.S., HICPAC, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, NCEZID, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop A-07, Atlanta, Georgia 30333. Telephone (404) 639-4045. Email: email@example.com.
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.
Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
[FR Doc. 2015-25213 Filed 10-2-15; 8:45 am]
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