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.



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