Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC), 61573-61574 [2017-28072]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS), Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting and 18th Biannual Tribal Consultation Session Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), announces the following meeting and Tribal Consultation Session. The meetings are being hosted by CDC/ATSDR in-person only and are open to the public. Attendees must pre-register for the event by March 2, 2018, at the following link: www.cdc.gov/tribal/meetings.html. DATES: SUMMARY: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES March 13, 2018 • 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., EDT—Tribal Caucus (Open only to elected tribal leaders and by invitation) March 14, 2018 • 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., EDT—TAC Meeting (Open to the public) ADDRESSES: CDC, Global Communications Center Auditorium B3, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30329. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carmen Clelland, PharmD, MPA, MPH, Associate Director for Tribal Support, Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop E–70, Atlanta, GA 30341–3717; (404) 498–2205; cclelland@cdc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held in accordance with Presidential Executive Order No. 13175, November 6, 2000, and the Presidential Memorandum of November 5, 2009, and September 23, 2004, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments. Purpose: The purpose of the TAC and consultation meetings is to advance CDC/ATSDR support for and collaboration with American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes and to improve the health of AI/AN tribes by pursuing goals that include assisting in eliminating the health disparities faced by AI/AN tribes; ensuring that access to critical health and human services and public health services is maximized to VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 advance or enhance the social, physical, and economic status of AI/ANs; and promoting health equity for all Indian people and communities. To advance these goals, CDC/ATSDR conducts government-to-government consultations with elected tribal officials or their authorized representatives. Consultation is an enhanced form of communication that emphasizes trust, respect, and shared responsibility. It is an open and free exchange of information and opinion among parties that leads to mutual understanding. Matters To Be Considered: The agenda will include discussions on tribal priorities for the CDC and ATSDR, public health capacity in Indian Country, AI/AN public health concerns, budget and funding opportunities, and programmatic highlights. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Tribal nations also will have an opportunity to present testimony about tribal health issues. All tribal leaders are encouraged to submit written testimony by 5:00 p.m. (EST) Friday, February 16, 2018, to CDC’s Tribal Support Unit via mail to 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS E–70, Atlanta, GA 30341–3717, or email to TribalSupport@cdc.gov. Tribal leaders can find guidance to assist in developing tribal testimony for CDC and ATSDR at www.cdc.gov/tribal/ consultation/index.html. Based on the number of tribal leaders giving testimony and the time available, it may be necessary to limit the time for each. 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 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Claudette Grant, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 61573 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP); Notice of Charter Amendment Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of charter amendment. AGENCY: This gives notice under (the Federal Advisory Committee Act of October 6, 1972, that the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, has amended their charter to include a non-voting liaison representative; American Immunization Registry Association. The amended filing date is October 17, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Thomas, ACIP Committee Management Specialist, CDC, NCIRD, Email ACIP@cdc.gov. 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 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. SUMMARY: Claudette Grant, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2017–28069 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) [FR Doc. 2017–28071 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of meeting. BILLING CODE 4160–18–P SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC announces the following meeting for the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). This meeting is open to the public, limited only by audio phone lines available. The public is also welcome to listen to the meeting by Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 61574 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices dialing 888–946–7207, passcode: 5023213. A total of 200 lines will be available. To register for this call, please go to www.cdc.gov/hicpac. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES The meeting will be held on February 15, 2018, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., EST. [Docket No. FDA–2017–N–6888] DATES: Neurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting Teleconference Number: 888–946–7207, passcode: 5023213 ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: AGENCY: Erin Stone, M.A., HICPAC, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, NCEZID, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop A–31, Atlanta, Georgia 30333; Email: HICPAC@cdc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Purpose: The Committee is charged with providing advice and guidance to the Director, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP), the Director, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), the Director, CDC, the Secretary, Health and Human Services regarding (1) the practice 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 To Be Considered: The agenda will include discussions from the recommendation categorization update workgroup, the guidelines for infection prevention in healthcare personnel workgroup, and the guidelines for infection prevention in patients of neonatal intensive care units workgroup. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. 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 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Claudette Grant, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2017–28072 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–19–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 Food and Drug Administration Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Neurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee. The general function of the committee is to provide advice and recommendations to the Agency on FDA’s regulatory issues. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on March 1, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ADDRESSES: Hilton Washington, DC North/Gaithersburg, 620 Perry Pkwy., Salons A, B, C, and D, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. The hotel’s telephone number is 301–977–8900. Answers to commonly asked questions including information regarding special accommodations due to a disability, visitor parking, and transportation may be accessed at: https://www.fda.gov/Advisory Committees/AboutAdvisoryCommittees/ ucm408555.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aden Asefa, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 66, Rm. G642, Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002, Aden.Asefa@ fda.hhs.gov, 301–796–0400, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1–800–741–8138 (301–443–0572 in the Washington, DC area). A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice. Therefore, you should always check the Agency’s website at https:// www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/ default.htm and scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee meeting link, or call the advisory committee information line to learn about possible modifications before coming to the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda: On March 1, 2018, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and advise FDA regarding the evaluation of clinical study data to support the safety and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 effectiveness of intracranial aneurysm treatment devices and factors that can affect clinical outcomes such as aneurysm morphology, size, and location in the neurovasculature. FDA is also convening this committee to seek expert opinion on the scientific and clinical considerations relating to the clinical trial design that may be relevant to the determination of safety and effectiveness for these devices. FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its website prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s website after the meeting. Background material is available at https://www.fda.gov/ AdvisoryCommittees/Calendar/ default.htm. Scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee meeting link. Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before January 19, 2018. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Those individuals interested in making formal oral presentations should notify the contact person and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation on or before January 12, 2018. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the scheduled open public hearing session. The contact person will notify interested persons regarding their request to speak by January 16, 2018. Persons attending FDA’s advisory committee meetings are advised that the Agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets. FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with disabilities. If you require accommodations due to a disability, please contact AnnMarie Williams at Annmarie.Williams@ fda.hhs.gov or 301–796–5966 at least 7 days in advance of the meeting. E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 248 (Thursday, December 28, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61573-61574]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-28072]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee 
(HICPAC)

AGENCY: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of 
Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC 
announces the following meeting for the Healthcare Infection Control 
Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). This meeting is open to the 
public, limited only by audio phone lines available. The public is also 
welcome to listen to the meeting by

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dialing 888-946-7207, passcode: 5023213. A total of 200 lines will be 
available. To register for this call, please go to www.cdc.gov/hicpac.

DATES: The meeting will be held on February 15, 2018, 12:00 p.m. to 
2:00 p.m., EST.

ADDRESSES: Teleconference Number: 888-946-7207, passcode: 5023213

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Stone, M.A., HICPAC, Division of 
Healthcare Quality Promotion, NCEZID, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE, 
Mailstop A-31, Atlanta, Georgia 30333; Email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Purpose: The Committee is charged with providing advice and 
guidance to the Director, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion 
(DHQP), the Director, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic 
Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), the Director, CDC, the Secretary, Health 
and Human Services regarding (1) the practice 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 To Be Considered: The agenda will include discussions from 
the recommendation categorization update workgroup, the guidelines for 
infection prevention in healthcare personnel workgroup, and the 
guidelines for infection prevention in patients of neonatal intensive 
care units workgroup. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities 
dictate.
    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 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency 
for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

Claudette Grant,
Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2017-28072 Filed 12-27-17; 8:45 am]
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