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Educational Series on Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention

The Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Program of the Oregon Health Authority is offering a series of interesting and practical educational webinar sessions for healthcare providers, laboratories, and facilities across the healthcare spectrum.

Recordings of previous sessions are posted below.

Audience: Any healthcare worker, public health nurse, or laboratorian.


Upcoming Sessions

All lunch and learn sessions will be held during the lunch hour from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.
Please register for each session prior to the start of the webinar.

DATE TITLE Registration  PRESENTER
Nov 21, 2019 Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship: Skilled Nursing Facilities and Critical Access Hospitals Click here to register Alyssa McClean, MPH, Training and Education Coordinator
Lisa Iguchi, MPH, Epidemiologist

2019 Webinar Topics

DATE TITLE PRESENTER
Jan 17, 2019 Injection Safety: Minimum Expectations for Safe Care Download the presentaiton (pdf)
Roza Tammer, MPH, CIC, HAI Program
Mar 21,  2019 Injection Safety: Outpatient Settings Policy Options: Four Key Policy Elements for Best Practices Download the presentaiton (pdf)
Alyssa McClean, MPH, HAI Program
Apr 16, 2019 Injection Safety: Basic Infection Control and Prevention Plan for Outpatient Oncology Settings Download the presentaiton (pdf) Alexia Zhang, MPH, HAI Program
Apr 30,
2019
Overview of Safe Injection Practices  Download the presentaiton (pdf) Roza Tammer, MPH, CIC, HAI Program
Alyssa McClean, MPH, ACDP Section
Aug 7, 2019 Injection Safety: Drug Diversion Part 1 Download the presentation (pdf)
Example scenario 1
Example scenario 2
Example scenario 3
Roza Tammer, MPH, CIC, HAI Program
Aug 21, 2019 Injection Safety: Drug Diversion Part 2 Download the presentaiton (pdf) Roza Tammer, MPH, CIC, HAI Program

2018 Webinar Topics

DATE TITLE PRESENTER
April 17 TAP Assessments for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) Roza Tammer, MPH, CIC, HAI Program
Aug 29 Exemptions and Reporting for Central line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI) Roza Tammer, MPH, CIC, HAI Program
Sept 25 Exemptions and Reporting for Surgical Site Infections (SSI) Roza Tammer, MPH, CIC, HAI Program
Oct 9 Oregon's First Statewide Antibiogram and Multi-Drug-Resistant Organism Highlights Christopher D. Pfeiffer MD, MHS, Oregon Health and Sciences University,
Maureen Cassidy, MT, MPH,  and Nichole West, MPH, HAI Program
Nov 15 Antibiotic Stewardship Across the Healthcare Spectrum Alyssa McClean, MPH, and Lisa Takeuchi, MPH, HAI Program
Dec 11 Candida Surveillance in Oregon  Alexia Zhang, MPH, HAI Program 

2017 Webinar Topics

DATE TITLE PRESENTER
Oct 17 Additional Surveillance for MDROs in Oregon Maureen Cassidy, MT, MPH, HAI Program
Dec 13

Antibiotic Resistance Surveillance and Public Health

Maureen Cassidy, MT, MPH and Julie Hatch, MT, ASCP - HAI Program
Dec 18 "Is it This Time of Year Again?" How Oregon Laboratorians Can Generate a More Meaningful Antibiogram Christopher D. Pfeiffer MD, MHS, Oregon Health and Sciences University

2016 Webinar Topics

DATE TITLE PRESENTER
Mar 9

HAI Outbreaks: Examples and what to expect

Genevieve Buser, MD, HAI Program

Apr 6

No Risky Sticks: Making every injection safe

Kate Ellingson, PhD
HAI Program

May 11

Sterilization and disinfection update

Mary Post, RN, MS, CNS, CIC
Oregon Patient Safety Commission

June 8

Oregon Reportable Diseases & Notable Outbreaks, 2015

June Bancroft, MPH
Oregon Public Health Division
July 21

Beyond Ebola: Key areas for improving healthcare and  safety for all: How to step down and keep moving forward

  • Rescheduled to 11/9/2016
Judy Guzman, DO
Aug 10 CRE Update Maureen Cassidy, MPH
HAI Program
Sept14

Zika Virus Overview

Margret Oethinger, MD, PhD
Oct 14 Healthcare Worker Influenza Vaccination in Oregon Monika E. Samper, RN
Nov 9

Beyond Ebola - Key areas for improving healthcare and safety for all: How to step down and keep moving forward

Judy Guzman-Cotrill, DO

2015 Webinar Topics

AWARE Coalition Medical Director Ann Thomas, MD, presented two webinars on the importance of HAI prevention and antimicrobial stewardship, and easy ways to integrate these into your practice.

See AWARE Resources for Health Professionals.


DATE TITLE PRESENTER
June 30

How do I bring Antibiotic Stewardship into my busy outpatient practice?

Tessa Jacqua,
AWARE Health Educator

Ann Thomas, MD, AWARE Medical Director,

 

June 23

Antibiotic Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting: The key to preventing community-wide Clostridium difficile and other multi-drug-resistant organisms

Ann Thomas, MD, AWARE Medical Director,

Genevieve Buser, MD,
HAI Program

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