Updated 2010 CLABSI and SSI Practices: A New Standard of Care (Safe Practices 21-22)
Join NQF and TMIT for a FREE webinar that focuses on improving patient safety by preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections. Specifications have been updated in CLABSI and SSI Safe Practices, based on new evidence, which will be shared during the webinar. This webinar will address the following Safe Practices:
Safe Practice 21: Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection Prevention
Safe Practice 22: Surgical-Site Infection Prevention
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Describe recently published evidence about interventions for CLABSI and SSI prevention.
Discuss the trajectory of HAI prevention.
Depict the HAI future in regard to healthcare policy.
Express how patients and families are vital healthcare team members in the war against HAIs.
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When:February 18, 2010, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
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Charles Denham, MD Welcome and Safe Practice Overview
Charles R. Denham, MD, is a founder and the chairman of Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT), a non-profit medical research organization dedicated to driving adoption of clinical solutions in patient safety and healthcare performance improvement. Read more...
Peter B. Angood, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, FCCM Topic: HAI Clinical and Financial Implications and Policy Future
Peter B. Angood, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, FCCM, is NQFs first senior advisor on patient safety. In this role, Dr. Angood will guide projects to improve patient safety and quality. He will also provide technical expertise on projects related to the National Priorities Partnerships goal of improving the safety and reliability of Americas healthcare system. Read more...
Rabih Darouiche, MD Topic: New Highlights in Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection and Surgical-Site Infection Prevention
Rabih Darouiche, MD, is a VA Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and the Director of the Center of Prostheses Infection (CPI) at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.
David Classen, MD, MS Topic: Future Picture of Healthcare-Associated Infections
David Classen, MD, MS, is Chief Medical Officer at CSC and leads CSC’s clinical excellence and safety and quality of healthcare initiatives. Dr. Classen, a board-certified internal medicine and clinical infectious disease physician, is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah and a Consultant in Infectious Diseases at The University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, UT. Read more...
Mary Oden, RN, BSN, MHS, CIC Topic: Challenges for Infection Preventionists
Mary Oden, RN, BSN, MHS, CIC, is currently the Senior Director of the Cleveland Clinic Health System Infection Prevention Program. She is responsible for leading the integration and providing oversight and direction for the Infection Prevention Programs among the nine-hospital health system. Read more...
Jennifer Dingman Topic: The Role of the Patient Advocate
Jennifer Dingman is the Founder of Persons United Limiting
Substandards and Errors in Healthcare (PULSE),
Colorado Div.; Co-founder, PULSE American Division. Read more...