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Infection Control Challenges:
DVD Video
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Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
5 hr 53 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
WILLIAM "BARRY" INMAN, BA-BS, CIC
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
10/13/2016
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV010785
Objectives
  1. Plan strategies to reduce and eliminate catheter-associated urinary tract infections, surgical site infections, ventilator associated and non-ventilator-associated pneumonias and central-line-associated bloodstream infections.
  2. Explain best practices for treatment and control of multi-drug resistant microorganisms, including MRSA, Clostridium difficile, VRE, ESBL and CRE.
  3. Evaluate the newest vaccine recommendations for healthcare workers and children.
  4. Distinguish between mosquito-borne illnesses of Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika, which may be a threat to the United States.
  5. Discuss the latest treatments available for HIV/AIDS, as well as pre-exposure prophylaxis.
  6. Explain the medications available that “cure” Hepatitis C.
  7. Compare the current recommendations to control and treat tuberculosis.
Outline
Cutting-Edge Strategies for Infection Control: Improve Staff Compliance
  • Handwashing
  • Disinfection
  • Donning and Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs)
  • Immunizations (Influenza, Tdap, Pneumonia, etc.)
Eliminate/Prevent/Reduce:
  • Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
  • Surgical Site Infections
  • Ventilator-Associated Pneumonias
  • Central-Line Associated Bloodstream Infections
  • Influenza Outbreaks in Healthcare (Hospitals, Long-Term Care, etc.)
New Immunizations Guidelines:
  • Children/Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Healthcare Personnel
Vaccine Preventable Diseases are Back
  • Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
  • Measles
Influenza Update:
  • Vaccination
  • Treatments
  • Prophylaxis
  • Infection Control Protocols
  • Seasonal vs. Pandemics
CDC, APIC, SHEA, IDSA Guidelines to Control Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms
  • MRSA (Community- or Healthcare-Associated)
  • VRE (Vancomycin-Resistant Entococcus)
    • Daptomycin-Resistant
    • Enterococcus
  • ESBL (Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Organisms)
    • Resistant Klebisella and E. Coli
  • Acinetobacter
  • CRE (Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae)
    • “Very” Resistant Klebisella and E. Coli
  • Clostridium Difficile
    • New Treatments

Emerging Infectious Diseases: Exotic to the Common!
  • Chagas Disease (New Threat for USA?)
  • Return of SARS
  • Emergence of MERS
  • Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease & v Creutzfeldt
    • Jakob Disease (Mad Cows)
  • Meningococcal Disease
    • Bacterial vs. Fungal vs. Viral
    • Meningitis
    • West Nile Virus
    • Tickborne Diseases
    • Ebola-Lassa Fevers
  • Foodborne Illness (How Common):
    • E. Coli O157-H7
    • Salmonella
    • Listeria
    • Campylobacter
    • Vibrio
    • Norovirus
Updates for Bloodborne Pathogens and Tuberculosis:
  • Hepatitis B:
    • Protocols for Immunizations
      • Healthcare Personnel
      • Children-Adolescents
      • Diabetics!
    • Approved Treatments for Chronic Hepatitis B
    • Outbreaks of Hepatitis B and C in Healthcare
    • Protocols for Occupational Exposures
  • Hepatitis C:
    • Risk Groups and Factors
    • New Effective Treatments
      • Changes for Interferon
    • Protocols for Occupational Exposures HIV/AIDS:
    • “Confirmed Cured Patient”
      • The Science Behind “The Cured Patient”
    • New “One” Pill a Day Treatment
    • Prophylaxis for High-Risk Groups
    • Possible Eradication of HIV-AIDS
    • Protocols for Occupational Exposures
  • Tuberculosis:
    • Blood Test Instead of Skin Testing for Exposure-Latency
      • IGRA (Interferon Gamma Release Assays)
    • New Treatment Protocols for TB
    • New Prophylaxis Regimen
    • Infection Control Protocols for TB
Author

WILLIAM "BARRY" INMAN, BA-BS, CIC

William "Barry" Inman has 40 years of experience as an epidemiologist, working for a busy health department in Florida. In his current role, Barry is responsible for control of communicable diseases through surveillance and investigation methods, working directly with the infection control personnel in hospitals, long-term care, acute long-term care, and NASA. He advises concerning appropriate precautions/management strategies and assists infectious disease physicians in the diagnosis of uncommon or exotic diseases by working as a liaison between the Department of Health in Florida and the CDC.

Barry has vast experience in outbreak mitigation and prevention, whether within a healthcare facility, in the community or on a cruise ship. His expertise has been sought for a variety of outbreaks, including: rubella, influenza, legionnaire's disease, measles, pertussis, norovirus and multi-drug resistant microorganism (MRSA, CRE, ESBL). Numerous awards have been bestowed upon Barry for his contributions to minimize the effects of constantly evolving infectious diseases. Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: William B. Inman has an employment relationship with Brevard County Health Department. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: William B. Inman has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Care Practitioners