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MRSA: For the Birds, or Pandemic Potential?
National Quality Forum Safe Practice 22

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 Session Overview
This program is a webinar presentation designed to help you and your hospital team understand and implement NQF-EndorsedTM Safe Practice 22. Renowned educators in the field will guide you in a special informational session about the importance and implementation of this Safe Practice.

  LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Discuss the etiology and devastation of community and healthcare-acquired MRSA* in the hospital and long-term care setting. *
  2. Discuss the impact of an MRSA eradication program on facility finances and other multidrug resistant organisms.
  3. Define literature and current best practice for MRSA prevention "bundle."
  4. Describe high performer implementation of MRSA eradication programs.
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 When:   April 8, 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. ET
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 Introduction
Charles R. Denham, MD, Chairman, Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT)
Hayley Burgess, PharmD, BCPP, Director, Performance Improvement, Measures, Standards, and Practices, TMIT
 Speakers
Cheryl Ann Creen, RN, MSN

MRSA Prevention Coordinator, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare

 
Candace Cunningham, RN

MRSA Prevention Coordinator, Acute Care, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

 
Jane Englebright, PhD, RN

Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President Clinical Services Improvement, HCA

 
Jason Hickok, MBA, RN

Director, Critical Care & Infection Prevention, Clinical Services Group, HCA

 
Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, FACP, FACMI

Chief Medical Officer and President, Clinical Services, HCA

 
Arlene Salamendra

Patient Advocate Leader. Former Board member and Staff Coordinator, Families Advocating Injury Reduction (FAIR)

 


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