September 19 & 20, 2018 – Ramkota Hotel, Casper, Wyoming
This workshop will refresh and expand your knowledge of infection control and prevention. We will cover key components to a successful infection prevention program, discuss relevant current issues to the field, and give you the opportunity to network with your peers and subject matter experts.
This event has been approved for 12 nursing CEUs from the Wyoming Hospital Association.
- Examine important components of a successful Infection Prevention Program
- Evaluate how environmental control is a key player in infection prevention
- Understand how to interpret and analyze antibiotic sensitivities and other lab results
- Recognize the importance of proper equipment cleaning and disinfecting
- Evaluate the role of infection prevention in antibiotic stewardship
Who Should Attend?
- Infection Preventionists
- Environmental Services
- Anyone needing infection prevention and control education
- Engaging others in improvement and infection prevention
- Water management and environmental control
- The IP role in sterilization
- Analyzing lab results
- Non-Occupational and Occupational Blood exposures
- Antibiotic stewardship and the pharmacist’s role
- And more!
Barbara DeBaun, RN, MS, CIC
Improvement Advisor | Cynosure Health
Donna E Sweet, MD, AAHIVS, MACP
Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Director of the KU Wichita Internal Medicine Midtown and Ryan White Programs
Principal Investigator of the Kansas AIDS Education and Training Center.
Matthew Stuckey, PhD, MPH
Epidemiologist in the Division of Healthcare Quality and Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Veronica Taylor, RN, MS, CIC
Director of Infection Prevention | Campbell County Health
James Fox, PharmD
Geneva Woods Pharmacy
Susan Moretti, BSN, RN
Quality Improvement Nephrology Nurse | ESRD Network 15
Shawna Dereemer, MT(ASCP)
Interim Laboratory Administrator and Laboratory Preparedness Supervisor for the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory
Cody Loveland, MPH
Surveillance Epidemiologist and HAI Prevention Coordinator | Wyoming Department of Health
A block of rooms has been reserved for Infection Prevention Conference participants and exhibitors. To receive the prevailing government rate of $93/night, please make your own lodging reservations at the Casper Ramkota Hotel by September 3, 2018. Refer to the Infection Prevention Conference upon registering.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
|8:00-9:15||CDC Perspectives on Current Trends in Environmental Infection Control —Matthew Stuckey, PhD, MPH|
|9:15-10:30||Occupational and Non-Occupational Blood-borne Exposures—Donna Sweet, MD, AAHIVS, MACP|
|10:45-12:00||Multi-Drug Resistant Organism Containment Strategy and Tabletop Exercise—Cody Loveland, MPH|
|1:00-2:15||Real IP Experiences and Success Stories from Campbell County Health– Veronica Taylor, RN, MS, CIC|
|2:15-3:30||Testing at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory – Shawna Dereemer, MT(ASCP)|
|3:45-5:00||ESRD Network 15—Reducing Dialysis Related Infections and Hospitalizations – Susan Moretti, BSN, RN|
Thursday, September 20, 2018
|8:00-9:15||The Power of Engagement to Influence Change—Barbara DeBaun, RN, MS, CIC|
|9:15-10:30||Antibiotic Stewardship from the Eye of the Pharmacist – James Fox, PharmD|
|10:45-12:00||Laboratory Stewardship: is the IP in the driver’s seat? – Barbara DeBaun, RN, MS, CIC|
|12:00-12:15||Wrap-Up, Evaluations, CEUs|
Handouts will be available for you to print prior to the conference. Please check back later.