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APIC-NE sponsors a bi-annual conference every spring and fall. Come and hear highly respected speakers address the most pressing issues of today in infection prevention, control, and epidemiology.

 

APIC NE's Spring Conference April 27, 2017

 


Infection Prevention: Are you Armed to Prevent?

 AGENDA

April 27, 2017

7:30-8:00

Registration

8:00-8:15

 Welcome and Opening Remarks 

8:15-9:30

Antibacterial Stewardship 

ANN FISHER, MD.,
Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, Antimicrobial Stewardship Physician, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

9:30-10:15

Break and Vendors

10:15-11:30

A 7 S Bundle for SSIs

Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed. CIC

 Director, Clinical Implementation

Accelerate Diagnostics

11:30-12

APICNE Members meeting 

12-1

 Lunch and Vendors 

1-2

Antimicrobial Hand Washing Products: Designed to Protect Patients, but are They Safe for Healthcare Providers

Megan J. Di Giorgio MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Specialist, Go Jo Industries

Lori Moore, BSN, RN, MPH,CHES, CPPS

Clinical Healthcare Educator, Go Jo Industries

2-2:15

Stretch Break

2:15-3:15

Chemical FAQs for Quality and Compliance

Peggy Spitzer, MA.Ed

Clinical Educator Certol International

3:15-3:30

Closing remarks/Contact hours

Learning Objectives:

 As a result of participating in the Infection Prevention Conference, the attendees will be able to critically appraise, utilize and implement the tools for proper use of antibiotics, prevention of Surgical Site Infections, protection of Healthcare Worker safety while using handwashing products, and the use of chemicals in the healthcare setting as it pertains to Infection Prevention. 

Contact hours: 4.5

Biographies of speakers

Ann Freeland Fisher.pdf   

Maureen Spencer.pdf

Megan J. DiGiorgio.pdf

Lori Moore.pdf

Peggy Spitzer .pdf


Click here to be taken to the registration page. 

Vendors Booths are available for more information and Registration 
Click here: Vendor registration

 

 

 

 

Click the following link for a complete list of Vendor attendees at the Fall 2016 APIC NE Conference:

APIC-NE Fall 2016 Vendor Attendees List.pdf












Pictures from the October 2015 Event

     The sign welcoming participants.                          An attentive audience listens during one of the sessions.

The APIC NE Board of Directors meets to plan for the coming year.

Dr Sacra and APIC NE Secretary Andrea Harper.       Dr Sacra at the end of his moving talk.       

The gift bag given to all participants thanks to our wonderful sponsors.

Pondering the many choices for afternoon snack!

Steven Deschene giving his presentation.                                                                      The APIC NE Board of Directors enjoy a 

                                                                                                                                      little down time after the conference!

Dr Sacra and APIC NE President                             Such a vast array of tempting treats!

Nancy Dupont. 

Program Chair Nancy Havill and

Dr. Sacra.

​APIC New England's 2014 Innovation Award Winners!

First Place Winners: Cindy DeLuca, RN, MSN, CIC & Teresa Leary, RN, BSN, CIC


Runner up: Linda Riley, MEd, RN, CIC


Location: Springfield Marriott, Springfield, Massachusetts