Infection Prevention and Control Conference – Rapid & Radical Response – October 23 The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) and Epidemiology is hosting their annual infection prevention conference, October 23, Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center in Independence, MO. The keynote speaker is Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD, CPHRM, CCMSCP, a nurse attorney and president of Patient Safety and Healthcare Consulting and Education; and former chief learning officer and current board member of the Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation. The focus of this conference will be on the elements of infection prevention practice that require both immediate attention and adaptability. Calloway will discuss the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Interpretive Guidelines on Infection Control and the revised CMS Infection Control Worksheet. Additional topics will include infection prevention during construction, value-based purchasing, an emerging disease update, the infection control risk assessment process, how to affect change in management and organizations, and a question and answer session with experts on these topics.
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