Live Webinar: Protecting America’s Vital Workforce from Infection and Harm

Join this Educational Program to Learn the Role of Infection Prevention and Control in Protecting Healthcare Workers

May 13, 2021

Owens & Minor invites the healthcare community to join us for this continuing education webinar: Protecting America’s Vital Workforce from Infection and Harm: The Healthcare Team.

This webinar program will review the most current evidence-based practices for infection prevention and control to protect healthcare workers from occupational risks and exposures. The program will also discuss the recommendations published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee to maintain the safety of the healthcare workforce related to infection control. Infection prevention starts with leadership and is a continuous loop with frontline healthcare providers.

The objectives of the webinar include:

  • Discuss the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee Infection Control Guidelines for Protecting Healthcare Personnel
  • Review the role of infection prevention and control in protecting healthcare workers
  • Discuss evidence-based approaches to addressing common healthcare provider concerns regarding infection prevention and control-related occupational risks

Presenter: Dr. Hudson Garrett Jr. PhD, MSN, MPH, FNP-BC, IP-BC, CPPS, CFER, FNAP

The President and CEO of Community Health Associates, LLC, Dr. Hudson Garrett has a faculty appointment as an adjunct assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is a frequent international lecturer in the areas of infectious diseases, healthcare-associated infections, and infection prevention and control. He is board-certified in Patient Safety and Infection Prevention and Control. Dr. Garrett is also a member of OSAP/DANB Infection Control Certificate and Certification Steering Commission (ICCCSC).

CE Information: Healthcare professionals can earn 1.5 contact hours for attending the live webinar.

Accreditation Information: Terri Goodman & Associates is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 16550. A Certificate of Completion is available to all participants.