June 26, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. EDT, 12:00 p.m. CDT, 11:00 a.m. MDT, 10:00 a.m. PDT
Meet the Speakers:Sandi Steinfeld, MPH, CIC
Virginia Kennedy, RN, MS, CIC
Mishga Moinuddin, MPH,CIC
IP Competency: Novice, Proficient, and Expert
Duration: 60 minutes Available through: 12/31/2016
Today's infection preventionist must be a catalyst for change in the practices or individual behaviors of healthcare workers who may not report to them directly. We must affect this change by expanding our sphere of influence, and in order to be successful in this, must develop strong leadership skills. Leadership and program management are so important to success that they have been included as one of the four essential domains of the APIC Competency Model for the Infection Preventionist. The APIC Competency Model for the Infection Preventionist in a white paper in the May issue of the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the official journal of APIC, in a special topic issue focused on "The Road to 2020."This session will present different leadership skill sets that will be needed at different stages of the infection preventionist's career, beginning with skills that are essential for success as new infection preventionist and the skills that will be needed as your scope of influence expands within your facility and beyond. Participants will learn practical tools for acquiring and practicing the leadership skills discussed in the APIC competency model, with a focus on collaboration, communication and program management. Tools for self-assessment will be shared, along with strategies for developing areas of weakness. This session will also discuss different styles of leadership to help participants begin to develop their own leadership styles and vision for leadership.
- Identify leadership skills that are needed by the infection preventionist at each stage of an expanding scope of practice
- Perform a self-assessment of leadership skills to understand personal strengths and areas of weakness
- Identify and access appropriate leadership training resources to help develop their skills as a leader
Group Site License: Registration includes one internet connection and one telephone connection at one location and an unlimited number of participants from your organization in one listening room.
Nursing contact hours: 1
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Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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No speaker or planning committee member disclosed any financial or commercial interest that affected this educational activity.