NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON’T: Strategies to Identify & Prevent Drug DiversionContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 11/21/2019 at 1:00 PM (EST)
According to the Mayo Clinic, up to 15% of healthcare workers are addicted to drugs of alcohol. These workers develop and feed their addictions through drug diversion. The statistics are alarming and represent the seriousness and scope of the issue of drug diversion in healthcare.
APIC/SHEA Partnership ProgramContains 3 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 12/13/2019 at 2:00 PM (EST)
APIC and SHEA remain committed to strengthening the relationship between the two organizations with ongoing formal dialogue and development of joint communications and activities. This webinar is an opportunity to hear directly from the presidents on what SHEA and APIC are doing together and what is on the horizon for 2020 and beyond.
Onboarding New IPs: A Structured ApproachContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 01/08/2020 at 1:00 PM (EST)
This presentation will focus on the importance and benefits of having a structured and standardized approach for orienting new IPs to their role and to the field of infection prevention. Having formalized new IP orientation checklists helps to ensure each IP has the basic training needed to function independently in their new role.
Performing Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities following Best PracticesContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 02/05/2020 at 1:00 PM (EST)
This presentation will discuss the key factors of sterilization that an infection preventionist should be aware of and the critical steps required for sterilization, including the required documentation. A sterile processing department typically utilizes both steam and low temperature sterilization.