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Tune in to Safe Healthcare: Preventing the Next Avoidable Catastrophe in Low and Middle Resource Countries


Meeting Description:

Meeting Description:

 

Thank you for your interest in CDC's upcoming webinar hosted in collaboration with the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, "Preventing the Next Avoidable Catastrophe in Low and Middle Resource Countries."

 

AGENDA

 

Welcome/Moderator

Abbigail Tumpey, MPH, CHES, Associate Director of Communications Science, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

Introductory Remarks on behalf of APIC

Linda R. Greene RN, MPS, FAPIC, CIC, President-elect, APIC.

Healthcare Outbreaks from a Global Perspective

Benjamin J. Park, MD, Chief, International Infection Control Program, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

Question and Answer Session

All Speakers

 
 

OBJECTIVES:

 

    • Describe infection control techniques that reduce the risk and spread of healthcare- associated infections (HAI).
    • Identify unsafe practices that place patients at risk for HAIs.
    • Describe best practices for infection control and prevention in daily practice in healthcare settings.
    • Apply standards, guidelines, best practices, and established processes related to safe and effective medication use.  

 

This webinar offers CE for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Health Educators, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Medical Residents, Epidemiologists, Laboratorians, and Administrators.

 

 

 

 

 

 
Details
Date: Tue, Oct 18, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Jacqueline Wilkins
 Presenter Information
Linda R. Greene RN, MPS, FAPIC, CIC
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Linda R. Greene RN, MPS, FAPIC, CIC is president-elect of APIC. She has over 25 years’ experience in Infection Prevention and Healthcare Quality and currently is Manager of the Infection Prevention Program at UR Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York. As National Faculty for the “On the CUSP Stop CAUTI Project,” Linda coached teams on patient safety, sustainability cultural change and team work. Linda has served in various APIC leadership capacities at the state, local and national level. Linda was the APIC Representative to the SHEA Compendium section on SSI and VAE and has served on the New York State Advisory Panel on Public Reporting of HAIs, the VAE Surveillance Definition Task Force, and the HICPAC Surveillance Definition work group. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of the State of New York and her Master’s degree in Administration from Alfred University.
 

 

 

 


Benjamin J. Park, MD
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Benjamin J. Park, MD, is the chief of the International Infection Control Program in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Dr. Park began leading the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion’s international program beginning in 2014.  During the 2014-15 CDC Ebola response he was the infection prevention and control team lead, coordinating the CDC activities across the affected countries.  In his current role as chief of the International Infection Control Program, he is leading the CDC efforts to build sustainable capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to healthcare associated infections globally.

Dr. Park received his bachelor's degree at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, and his MD at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York. He completed his clinical residency in internal medicine at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.