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Minimum Expectations for Safe Care Across the Continuum: New CDC Guide for Infection Prevention

October 17, 2011

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Premier is please to offer this Complimentary audioconference – to celebrate
International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW).

With all the excellent global educational opportunities being presented during IIPW, you have the option to:


Register
and listen to our program live, OR


Download
the recording,
slides and resources at your convenience after the program at

Minimum Expectations for Safe Care Across the
Continuum:
New CDC Guide for Infection Prevention


https://legacy.premierinc.com/advisorlive

  
October 19, 2011  

2-3:30 p.m. ET


Repeated outbreaks
resulting from unsafe practices, such as syringe
reuse, along with breaches of infection control
noted during CMS inspections in ambulatory surgical
centers and other healthcare delivery sites,
indicate the need for better infection prevention
across the entire healthcare system, including all
outpatient settings.

This webinar will:

Review data on
outbreaks and patient notifications due to
failure to follow basic aseptic technique and
infection control.

Discuss the
newly released CDC Guide to Infection Prevention
in Outpatient Settings: Minimum Expectations for
Safe Care.

Describe the
results of a recent national survey on injection
practices of clinicians in U.S. healthcare
settings.

Review
resources, educational programs and materials
available to promote awareness of safe injection
practices and advance basic patient safety
across the continuum.

 

Speakers:

 

Joseph F.
Perz, DrPH, MA


Team leader,
Ambulatory and Long Term Care,
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gina
Pugliese, RN, MS


Vice president,
Safety Institute
,
Premier healthcare alliance

If you have
questions, please contact Jeff Vawter at

jeff_vawter@premierinc.comm
or call our Solution
Center at 877.777.1552.



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