Events Conferences & Meetings

Professor Elaine Larson of Columbia University will be presenting a teleclass titled Infection Prevention and Social Change on January 31, pills 2013. The presentation will summarize social changes relevant to infection prevention and control and will examine the role of leadership in prevention behaviors. The teleclass is being offered through Webber Training. Click here for more […]

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The University at Albany School of Public Health is hosting an on-demand webcast titled “Clostridium difficile Infections in Long Term Care Facilities.” The webcast, prescription available on-demand at your convenience, features speaker Emily Lutterloh, MD, MPH of the Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections, New York State Department of Health. The webcast includes information about: C. […]

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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is repeating its webinar on its AHRQ Quality Indicator Toolkit for Hospitals. The event will be held Tuesday, ambulance March 13, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm EST. The AHRQ Quality Indicators Toolkit for Hospitals is a free resource for hospitals to provide information about the AHRQ Inpatient […]

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The National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) has provided notice of an important webcast about a new unsafe injections toolkit that will be made available soon. The Safe Injection Practices Coalition’s “One & Only Campaign” has created a very informative toolkit that will help to spread the word about unsafe injection practices.  The toolkit will […]

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided a notice in the Federal Register of an upcoming meeting of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). The meeting will be held over two days, November 3-4, 2011, in Washington DC.  The meeting is open to the public. The following matters are on the […]

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The Indiana Healthcare Leadership Conference, decease hosted by the Indiana State Department of Health, is scheduled to be held on October 27, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  The theme of the conference is care coordination & transition as it relates to residents of long term care. The conference will include two presentations relating to healthcare-associated infections […]

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A recent webinar hosted by the Public Health Law Network (PHLN) provided an overview of state public reporting laws of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).  The webinar was held this past week on September 22, 2011, however the replay of the webinar, as well as the accompanying slides, are available on the PHLN’s website. Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) […]

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The 2nd Annual Illinois Conference on Healthcare-Associated Infections will be held on October 27-28, drugs 2011 in Lisle, viagra Illinois. Sponsored by APIC Chicago and Central Chapters, rx along with support from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), the conference “seeks to enhance the knowledge of infection control professionals in all healthcare settings.” The […]

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The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine will be hosting a course titled “Practical Infection Control for the Dental Office” on Friday, find January 6, ailment 2012. The course will be taught by Ronnie Myers, nurse DDS, Vice Dean for Administrative Affairs, Associated Professor, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, CDM. An overview of infectious […]

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The Kentucky State Regional Infection Prevention and Epidemiology Committee and the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) will be hosting Kentucky’s first statewide educational boot camp training for the prevention of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in October 2011. The training is open to healthcare administrators and staff working in Kentucky hospitals, ambulatory care, outpatient settings, local health departments, […]

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The Partnership for Patients — National Priorities Partnership webinar “Decreasing Surgical Site Infections” was held this past week on August 16.  This webinar was no. 5 in the Patient Safety Webinar Series. In case you missed it, a replay of the webinar is available on the National Quality Forum’s website. The session lasts 90 minutes […]

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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Avaris Concepts, LLC have partnered together to provide an upcoming webinar about healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and healthcare leadership. The webinar, titled “Hospital Acquired Infection System Changes Affecting Healthcare Facility Safety,” will be held September 22, 2011 from 2:00 pm to […]

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The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated and Resistant Pathogens (SHARP) Unit, rx along with community partners, order will be hosting the “Infection Prevention: A Community Effort” Symposium on September 9, ailment 2011. The symposium will be co-presented by the Michigan Antibiotic Resistance Reduction (MARR) Coalition, the Michigan Health & Hospital Association […]

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The Department of Health and Human Services issued a press release today (August 10, pilule 2011) announcing an upcoming patient safety webinar that will discuss best practices for decreasing surgical site infections. The webinar is part of the Patient Safety Webinar Series hosted by the Partnership for Patients-National Priorities Partnership (NPP) . The interactive webinar is […]

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HealthyPeople.gov will be highlighting healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in its first webinar of its Healthy People webinar series. The session will give an overview of the U.S. Department of health and Human Services (HHS) healthcare-associated infections prevention initiative.  It will also summarize the related Healthy People 2020 objectives, cialis and “provide action steps that health professionals […]

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The Leapfrog Group’s conference call “Getting to Zero: Reducing Rates of CLABSI in Community Hospitals” was held this past week on July 19, 2011.  If you were unable to attend, an audio replay is now available. Click here to visit The Leapfrog Group’s website to download the audio file. Related HAI Focus article:  Notice of […]

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, healing Office of Healthcare Quality, illness is hosting a conference titled “State-Level Partners Collaborating to Eliminate Healthcare-Associated Infections” on September 15-16, 2011, in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. Meeting Goals and Objectives Objectives  Promote collaboration and strategic alignment of programs and resources across state-level entities with healthcare-associated infection prevention […]

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The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) Convention 2011, cure “Healthcare: powered by nurses, capsule ” occurring in Niagara Falls, pharm New York on September 22-25, 2011, will include a continuing education sessions titled “Safe Injection Practices: What Every Nurse Should Know.” The session will be given by Ernest Clement, RN, MSN, CIC, and will […]

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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement is offering a 2 day program called “Quality Improvement for Chairs and Chiefs” on November 9-10 in Boston, Massachusetts.  The program faculty “will instruct Department Chairs and Chiefs on how to build will, set bold goals, measure outcomes, and sustain a higher level of quality and patient safety throughout an […]

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