PDI Infection Prevention Webinar Series: Brought to You By UPrevent

Infection Prevention Training: Six-course curriculum to help you develop an infection prevention program.

We are offering a six series curriculum consisting of four required core courses and two required customized courses that specifically address the needs of primary care practices, ambulatory surgery centers and extended care facilities.

Upon the completion of ALL SIX COURSES and required evaluations, registered nurses can earn 6.0 COMPLIMENTARY Continued Nursing Education (CNE) credits. CNE credits are provided by PDI Healthcare. Other participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

Who should attend?
Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Practice Managers, Certified Medical Assistants, Office Safety Coordinators, OSHA Coordinators 


About the Speaker
J. Hudson Garrett, Jr., Ph.D., M.S.N., M.P.H., FNP-B., CSRN, PLNC, VA-BC, CDONA, FACDONA
Vice President, Clinical Affairs, PDI Healthcare, Inc.

Dr. Hudson Garrett is currently employed as the Vice President, Clinical Affairs for PDI, and is responsible for the global clinical affairs program and also the Medical Science Liaison program for all divisions within the company. He is a recognized international infection prevention and control expert. He has completed the Johns Hopkins Fellows Program in Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, and the CDC Fundamentals of Healthcare Epidemiology program.

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Required Core Courses

The below four core courses are required for all curricula, regardless of specialty. Continue to scroll down for additional specialty courses, also required to earn CNE credit.

Each of the core and specialty courses will be presented twice, so there will be an opportunity to make up courses if the original date has already passed. Courses may be taken out of order, so you may still register for the next course available in the series and wait for the make-up date of missed courses. Make-up dates are noted by an asterisk (*).

 

April 12, 2016 (2:00 PM EST)* - Core Elements of an Infection Prevention and Control Program

Original Webinar Date: January 5, 2016

  • Accreditation and Regulatory Requirements
  • Occupational Risk Identification
  • Healthcare Exposure

April 26, 2016 (2:00 PM EST)* - Principles of Hand Hygiene and the Appropriate Use of Personal Protective Equipment

Original Webinar Date: January 19, 2016

  • Evidence Based Guidelines
  • Implementation
  • Compliance Monitoring

May 5, 2016 (2:00 PM EST)* - Principles of Environmental Hygiene and Disinfection for Healthcare Settings

Original Webinar Date: Janaury 28, 2016

  • Spaulding's Classification
  • Levels of Disinfection
  • EPA Registration and FIFRA requirements

May 19, 2016 (2:00 PM EST)* - Mitigating Occupational Risk for Exposure to OPIM and Transmission of Healthcare Associated Infections in Outpatient Settings

Original Webinar Date: February 11, 2016

  • OSHA Blood Borne Pathogens and Needle Stick Prevention Act
  • Occupational Exposure Plan
  • Prophylaxis 

Required Specialty Courses

Upon registering, you must select two of the below specialty courses to complete your curriculum. Completion of both the core and specialty courses is required in order to earn your CNE credits.
Each of the core and specialty courses will be presented twice, so there will be an opportunity to make up courses if the original date has already passed. Courses may be taken out of order, so you may still register for the next course available in the series and wait for the make-up date of missed courses. Make-up dates are noted by an asterisk (*).
Primary Care

June 16, 2016 (2:00 PM EST)* - Reducing the Transmission of Infectious Illnesses in Primary Care Settings

Original Webinar Date: March 17, 2016

  • Respiratory Infections (i.e. TB)
  • Skin and Soft Tissue Infections (i.e. MRSA)

June 2, 2016 (2:00 PM EST)* - Safe Injection and Medication Practices for Primary Care Settings

Original Webinar Date: February 25, 2015

  • Appropriate Aseptic Technique
  • Multi Dose and Single Dose Vials
  • Proper Handling of Needles and Syringes
Ambulatory Surgery Center

June 21, 2016 (2:00 PM EST)* - Implementation of the AORN Guidelines for the Prevention of Transmissible Infections in Surgical Settings

Original Webinar Date: March 24, 2016

  • Environmental Hygiene
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Patient Protection
  • Transmission Infections Overview 

June 7, 2016 (2:00 PM EST)* - Meeting the Challenges of Disinfection and Sterilization in the Outpatient Surgical Environment

Original Webinar Date: February 25, 2016

  • Spaulding Classification
  • Appropriate Use of Sterilization and Validation 
  • Disinfection of In-Office Equipment
Extended Care

June 14, 2016 (2:00 PM EST)* - Reducing Superbugs: A Look at Prevention of Clostridium difficile and Indwelling Catheters

Original Webinar Date: March 17, 2016

  • CRE, Clostridium difficile, and Emergent Pathogens
  • Role of Indwelling Catheters in HAI Transmission
  • Evidence-Based Strategies for Prevention

May 31, 2016 (2:00 PM EST)* - Principles of Antibiotic Stewardship in Long Term Care

Original Webinar Date: February 24, 2016

  • Components of a Stewardship Campaign
  • Principles of Prevention
  • Collaboration with the Consulting Pharmacist

Register today for all six courses you plan to attend. All six courses must be completed in order to receive the 6.0 CNE credits.

Each of the core and specialty courses will be presented twice, so there will be an opportunity to make up courses if the original date has already passed. Courses may be taken out of order, so you may still register for the next course available in the series and wait for the make-up date of missed courses. Make-up dates are noted by an asterisk (*).

Register Today!