NEW! Engaging Clinical Partners for Compliance and Quality Care

Course Objectives:
Attendees will gain current information about developments and acceptable practices in LTCF. Learn about the multi-step framework to implement environmental cleaning & disinfecting best practices. Prepare for the increasing demands of infection control best practices for prevention of Clostridium difficile infection and learn about how to implement an Antibiotic Stewardship Plan. At the same time, attendees will learn about wound management and assessment to avoid hospital re-admissions.

TOPICS:
Safeguarding the Environment to Prevent Infection
Speaker: Dr. Sarah Bell-West Senior Scientist, Clorox


Lessons Learned from CDI Prevention Collaborative
Speaker: Dr. Erin Epson, Assistant Chief/Public Health Medical Officer, CDPH, HAI Program

Is Your Infection Control Program All That It Should Be?

Speaker: Dolly Greene RN, CIC Diagnostic Laboratories

Wound Infections: Identification & Prevention

Speaker: Henry Okonkwo PA_C, SWOCS, DWC, COO Skilled Wound Care

CRE: Superbug in LTC

Speaker: Sam Horwich-Scholefield Epidemiologist, CDPH

 

DATE & LOCATION: 
September 14, 2016
The Bridges Golf Club
9000 S. Gale Ridge Road
San Ramon, California 94582


Registration & Breakfast: 7:45AM-8:30AM
Class Hours: 8:30AM-3:30PM
Registration Fee*: $125* - Diagnostic Laboratories (DL) clients.
$150 for non-clients
After September 7, registration fee is $150 for DL clients
$175 for non-clients.
Continental breakfast & lunch included. Parking is Free.
*Refund Policy: Cancellation of reservation 5 days prior to event will receive full refund. Major credit cards accepted.
 

RSVP before September 7, 2016 to Surina Smith at surina.smith@diaglabs.com, or fax to 818-333-7220 to reserve a space. Eventbrite registration/payment required. For those that do not register on Eventbrite, please bring payment to event do not mail.

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Reserve early due to limited space!



Provider approved by CA BRN and CA BENHA (p) for 5 (five) contact hours of continuing education.