Alaska Infection Control Conference 2019

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Oct 7th and 8th, 2019 8am-5pm
Day 1:
Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 08:00 AM until 05:00 PM
Day 2:
Monday, October 7, 2019 at 08:00 AM until 05:00 PM
Location and Delivery Method ( view map )
Delivery Method
Face-To-Face
Location Name
BP Energy Center
Address
1014 Energy Court
City
Anchorage
State / Province
AK
Country
United States
Cost Range
$100.00 to $150.00

Host And Instructor

Host
Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA)
Instructor
See agenda for full list

Credits

C.E. Credit for Nursing : 13.25 [pending]
Day one offers 6.75 nursing contact hours and Day two offers 6.5 nursing contact hours. The Alaska Division of Public Health is approved with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Training Overview Description

Don’t miss out! Register now for the Alaska Infection Control Conference 2019. Our in-state two day conference is a great place for you to network with your peers, mentors and experts in infection control.

Details: Our keynote speaker, Dr Jay Butler, will start our program off with the importance of infection control from a national perspective. Conference experts will review a variety of “hot topics” to address how you can meet the infection control challenges you face each and every day. This year, our conference will focus on the healthcare facility environment. Experts will review the impact of building systems (i.e. HVAC), water management plans and environmental reservoirs (i.e. ice machines) in transmitting infections. Please bring along your plant manager, engineer and/or building maintenance staff to meet our experts and their peers for the general sessions and a specialty break-out session. We provide single and two day conference rates!

Material Covered:
- HVAC in the healthcare environment
- Water management plan
- Drug diversion in health care facilities
- Prevention and treatment of UTIs
- Construction planning & implementation
- Legionella outbreaks
- Scopes problems and practices
- Process measures to drive improvement

Event-specific Details

Agenda: Download the draft agenda, the final agenda will be published late September.

Target Audience: Infection preventionists (IPs), engineers/plant managers/facility maintenance staff, physicians or staff responsible for infection prevention in your healthcare facility.

Travel Support: There is travel support for one person from each small hospital. Please note this when registering and ASHNHA will send an MOA to your email. For questions email Lexie.

Hotel: Residence Inn Anchorage Midtown, $139/night, click here to reserve a room at the discounted price or call (907) 563-9844, group code "APIC Midnight Sun." Please reserve your room by September 15, 2019.

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Infection Control
Public Health Specialist
Health Educator
Environmental Health Specialist
Registered Nurse
Public Health Nurse
Nurse Educator
Nurse Administrator
Licensed Practical Nurse
Housekeeper
Food and Nutrition Worker
Facility Maintenance Worker
BioMedical Engineer

Registration Information

Cost: Registration is $150 for both days, $100 for one day with lunch provided

Space is limited! Click here to register now!

For registration questions please contact Debbie at 907-586-1790.