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Volume 4; Issue 4
October 2011

Have you seen the impressive lineup for the 2011 International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) webinar series? Find out more below . . .

The 2011 webinar series kicks off Monday, October 17 at 1 p.m. EDT for a full week of CNE accredited education. All webinars will be recorded and archived on APIC ANYWHERE for future listening. Visit www.apic.org/iipw for more information and to register.

The Future of Infection Prevention / Healthcare Epidemiology - A Partnership Paradigm
Monday, October 17 from 1-2 p.m. EDT
Special Joint APIC - SHEA Webinar
Speakers: Steve Gordon, MD & Russ Olmsted, MPH, CIC - SHEA & APIC Presidents, 2011.
Join the leaders of APIC and SHEA to see how partnership is helping shape the future of infection prevention and what that partnership means to you. If you are interested in learning about how to harness your individual strengths to be more influential and effective as a team, this is the session for you.

Patient Safety Imperative for Flu Prevention: Lessons from The Front Line
Tuesday, October 18 from 1-2 p.m. EDT
Special Joint APIC - NPSF Webinar
Speakers: Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, FACP, FACMI & Denise Murphy RN, MPH, CIC
Don't miss this timely program to learn how to reduce resistance and build a safety program that maximizes protection for all. This session will illustrate how you can decrease infections and increase visibility in the patient safety arena.

Assuring Safe Processing of Reusable Devices Across Clinical Settings
Wednesday, October 19 from 1-2 p.m. EDT
Special Joint APIC - AORN Webinar
Speakers: Rose Seavey, RN, BS, MBA, CNOR, CRCST, CSPDT & Cynthia Spry, RN, MSN, MA, CNOR
Learn about the latest issues, technologies, tips, and best practices from front line experts in preventing outbreaks and their disastrous consequences caused by incorrect cleaning, sterilization, and packaging of reusable supplies. This webinar will explain why it is so important to become allies with the sterile processing department, and how to do just that.

Developing a Central Line Maintenance Bundle: What is the Best Approach?
Thursday, October 20 from 1-2 p.m. EDT
Special Joint APIC - INS Webinar
Speakers: Ann Earhart, MSN, ACNS-BC, CRNI & Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC
Join national CLABSI prevention specialists as they present practical suggestions and case studies for effectively moving from insertion to maintenance in all settings where central lines are used.

How Clean Are Our Patient Care Areas? Are We Sure?
Friday, October 21 from 1-2 p.m. EDT
Special Joint APIC - AHE Webinar
Speakers: TBA
Maintaining a clean environment in today's fast-paced, high-demand healthcare organization has become increasingly complex. Learn about the many new resources being developed through the new APIC and AHE Clean Spaces, Healthy Patients national campaign.

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