Owens & Minor invites the healthcare community to replay this special webinar: Strategies for Safety: COIVD-19 Clinical Implications and Best Practices.
This informative webinar program discusses the importance of keeping healthcare professionals safe during the COVID-19 outbreak which requires both knowledge and proper planning. A review of the impact on hospital staff, as well as the evidence-based infection control strategies necessary to mitigate transmission will be covered. Combining expertise, common sense and data specifics, this webinar is designed to help ensure both the continuity of clinical operations and the ultimate safety of those working in hospital environments.
The objectives of the webinar include:
- Discuss the current global and domestic status of the COVID-19 outbreak and its broad public health interventions
- Review evidence-based infection control strategies to mitigate risk to both healthcare professionals and the patients they serve
- Explore the most reliable and productive approaches to ensuring a safe work environment, including basic and advanced infection control interventions, including medical device reprocessing, personal protective equipment (PPE), and occupational exposure protocols (OEP)
- Engage with recommendations for future preparedness and collaboration with local public health authorities
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: Accreditation Information: Terri Goodman & Associates is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the New Mexico Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Certificate of Completion available to all participants.
Healthcare professionals can earn 1.5 contact hours for the completion of this program.