Meeting Archive:
Infection Control and Prevention in the Outpatient Oncology Setting: Protecting Your Patients and Your Practice


Meeting Description:

AGENDA:

3:30 – 3:45: Infections in Outpatient Oncology Settings, Infection Control and Prevention Practices, and CDC resources, Dr. Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH, Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC

 

3:45 – 4:00: Safe Injections for Oncology Settings: Background and Guidelines, Ernest Clement, MSN, RN, CIC, Infection Preventionist, Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control (HEIC) Program, New York State Department of Health

 

4:00 – 4:15: The Importance of Case Studies in Illustrating the Need for Safe Injection Practices in Oncology Settings, Dr. Emily Lutterloh, MD, MPH, Director of Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections (BHAI), New York State Department of Health

 

4:15 -4:30: Question and Answer Session & Closing Remarks, Abbigail Tumpey, MPH, CHES, Associate Director for Communications Science of the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, CDC

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT: 

CME:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of (1) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides (1) contact hours.

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer (0.1) CEU's for this program.

Details
Date: Thu, Jun 9, 2016
Time: 03:30 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Jacqueline Wilkins
 Presenter Information
Lisa C. Richardson, MD, MPH
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Lisa C. Richardson, MD, MPH, is the Director of CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (DCPC).  As director of DCPC, she provides leadership and direction for all scientific, policy, and programmatic issues related to four national programs: the Colorectal Cancer Control Program, the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, and the National Program of Cancer Registries.  Dr. Richardson’s public health service includes the following: medical director for the National Breast and Cervical Cancer and Early Detection Program (1997-1998), medical officer in CDC’s Division of Blood Disorders (1998-2000) and later served as the division director, faculty member at the University of Florida in Medical Oncology (2000-2004), medical officer in DCPC’s Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch (2004), and team lead for Scientific Support and Clinical Translation Team (2006-2009).

Ernest Clement, MSN, RN, CIC
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Ernest Clement, MSN, RN, CIC  a registered nurse and certified in infection control (CIC®). He has over 30 years’ experience in critical care, oncology, and infection control. He is an infection preventionist for the New York State Department of Health in the Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections. Mr. Clement is responsible for providing guidance and infection prevention expertise to regional epidemiology staff, hospitals, nursing homes, and local health departments in New York State. Mr. Clement is a subject matter expert for safe injection practices, medical equipment reprocessing, and healthcare associated transmission of bloodborne pathogens, among other diseases. Mr. Clement is also adjunct faculty in the nursing programs at Hudson Valley Community College and Excelsior College.

Emily Lutterloh, MD
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Emily Lutterloh, MD is Board certified in adult and pediatric infectious disease and worked as an Attending Physician in pediatric infectious disease at Rhode Island Hospital from 2007-2008.  She served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer with CDC from 2008-2010 and then joined the New York State Department of Health as Director of the Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control Program.  She has been the Director of the Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections since 2011, in which capacity she oversees healthcare associated infection reporting, outbreak investigations, and response to infection control breaches, including lapses in safe injection practices.