Highlights from Kimberly-Clark's educational symposium for HAI prevention
ROSWELL, GA — On November 8-9, 2012, over 200 participants from 19 states, representing 80 hospitals, gathered at the Kimberly-Clark Knowledge Network sponsored Managing the Spectrum Infection Prevention Symposium, according to a press release.
The two-day event addressed current issues and new policies relating to patient safety and infection prevention impacting both acute and ambulatory healthcare facilities, the release stated.
Faculty speakers represented the perspectives of their many organizations including:
- Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Center for Research on Environmental Microbiology
- Excellentia: ASC Compliance Advisory Group
- Joint Commission (JC)
- And more.
- International Perspective: Experience in Infection Prevention
- Reducing Adverse Events thru Collaboration Across the Surgical Continuum
- Impact of Healthcare Reform on Infection Prevention.
- And more.
According to the release, In addition to the exceptional presentations, panel discussions allowed attendees the opportunity to ask follow-up questions and proved to be an excellent conclusion to each of the segments.
For those that were not able to attend, the entire event was recorded and many of the presentations will be accredited and made available to our sales reps as a tool to provide continuing education to healthcare professionals free of charge, the release noted.
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