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

October 7, 2011

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Complimentary audioconference

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

October 19, 2011  

2-3:30 p.m. ET

Premier invites you to participate in this program, as part of Premier’s
Advisor Live® audioconference series, featuring important healthcare information. There is no charge to participate.
Register now – as space is limited.

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




Joseph F.
Perz, DrPH, MA

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

Pugliese, RN, MS

Vice president,
Safety Institute
Premier healthcare alliance


Register for the

If you have
questions, please contact Jeff Vawter at

or call our Solution
Center at 877.777.1552.

Following the program, a live recording and handouts will be available at no charge through the Advisor Live Web site,

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