6/6/16

Free Outpatient Oncology Infection Control and Prevention Webinar


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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a free webinar for outpatient oncology providers titled "Infection Control and Prevention in the Outpatient Oncology Setting: Protecting Your Patients and Your Practice."

The program is scheduled for Thursday, June 9, 2016, from 3:30–4:30 p.m. EDT. CE is available at no cost.

The featured speakers are:
  • Dr. Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH, Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC
  • Ernest Clement, MSN, RN, CIC, Infection Preventionist, Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control (HEIC) Program, New York State Department of Health
  • Dr. Emily Lutterloh, MD, MPH, Director of Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections (BHAI), New York State Department of Health
The agenda is as follows:
  • 3:30 – 3:45: Infections in Outpatient Oncology Settings, Infection Control and Prevention Practices, and CDC resources
  • 3:45 – 4:00: Safe Injections for Oncology Settings: Background and Guidelines
  • 4:00 – 4:15: The Importance of Case Studies in Illustrating the Need for Safe Injection Practices in Oncology Settings
  • 4:15 -4:30: Question and Answer Session & Closing Remarks
CDC recommends the following professionals participate:
  • Infection control practitioners and consultants
  • Occupational and environmental safety practitioners
  • Nurse managers
  • Health educators
  • Risk, compliance and legal practitioners
  • Oncologists
  • Oncology nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants
  • Infusion nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Office/practice managers
  • Administrators
To register, click here.

 

Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC

Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC, is the founder and president of Infection Control Consulting Services LLC (ICCS). Phenelle has more than 30 years experience providing customized comprehensive infection control and prevention services to healthcare facilities nationwide. Her services focus on assisting hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, dental office and oral surgery practices, doctor's offices, nursing homes and other organizations with implementing and maintaining an infection control program that: complies with The Joint Commission, AAAHC, Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) and other regulatory agencies; respond to situations of noncompliance; and improve the processes for reducing risk.

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