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Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection Prevention

Friday, November 14, 2014

2pm EST/11am PST

 

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Meeting Description:

Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) account for more than 82,000 infections, 28,000 attributable deaths, and billions of dollars in healthcare costs in the US annually. However, through strict adherence to protocols and rigorous patient care management, CLABIs can be preventable. During this live webinar, participants will define what a CLABSI is, describe its role in patient morbidity and mortality, and determine which interventions can be used to decrease CLABSI.


Learning Objectives:

  • Identify patient and institutional risks to the development of CLABSI
  • Describe 2 mechanisms for the development of CLABSI
  • Identify 3 maintenance-based interventions used to decrease CLABSI

 

Presenter

Holly Taylor, MPH, CIC is a board-certified Infection Preventionist with the Inova Health System in Northern Virginia. She earned a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Texas School of Public Heath in 2008. She is a member of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and has presented abstract findings at multiple APIC national conferences earning a Blue Ribbon award for outstanding abstract in 2011. Her work in CLABSI prevention has been recognized by the Virginia Department of Health Healthcare-associated Infections program.

 

Accreditation

PESG

In cooperation with Professional Education Services Group (PESG), PHA Online University is pleased to present this webinar as a continuing education activity for nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
 
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Nurses: PESG is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity will provide 1 hour of continuing nursing education.

 

 
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Respiratory Therapists: The Continuing Respiratory Education system of the American Association for Respiratory Care grants 1 hour for this course.

 

Learn more about this webinar here.


For more information: contact Rizalyn Vargas at RizalynV@PHAssociation.org or visit www.PHAOnlineUniv.org for additional PH and PAH resources. 

 

 

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