Podcast Series: Infection Control Basics

Infection Control Basics: The Core Concepts

Episodes in this series:

1. Basics of NHSN, Public Reporting, Payment reduction and Regulatory Agencies

January 31, 2019 | Length: 23:52

2. Business of Infection Control

February 14, 2019 | Length: 19:01

3. Infection Control Surveillance and Oversight

February 28, 2019 | Length: 26.12

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Learning Objectives

To develop a basic understanding of:

  • Infection control/prevention program structure and function
  • NHSN HAI program definitions and evaluation 
  • Differentiate between the surveillance definitions and clinical definitions and how to educate the staff about the difference
  • Importance of Leadership, collaboration and oversight
  • The Importance of Surveillance
     
Course summary
Course opens: 
01/31/2019
Course expires: 
02/28/2021

Speakers:

Podcast 1 - Basics of NHSN, Public Reporting, Payment reduction and Regulatory Agencies

Sarah Haessler, MD, MS
Baystate Medical Center

Arjun Srinivasan, MD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Podcast 2 - Business of Infection Control

Waleed Javaid, MD
Mount Sinai Downtown

Doug Salvador, MD, MPH
Baystate Medical Center

 

Podcast 3 - Infection Control Surveillance and Oversight

Louise Dembry, MD, MS, MBA
Yale University

Christopher Beebe, RPh, MBA
Medication Safety
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Lisa Waldowski, DNP, APRN, CIC
Senior Consultant
Compass Clinical Consulting

David A. Pegues, MD
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

 

Organizers:

Waleed Javaid, MD
Mount Sinai Downtown

Jade Belcher
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/31/2019
Course expires: 
02/28/2021
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