Healthcare Materials Management Society of NJ
is proud to present
OR Environmental Hygiene
December 16, 2020 5pm-6pm
Zoom Access Link Available Week of 12/7
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About this Program
From this program, attendees will
- Learn the role of environmental contamination in the transmission of healthcare-associated infections and discuss perioperative nurses' role and responsibility in it
- Discuss the latest research on environmental hygiene in the operating room along with objective monitoring tools that have been used in the research
- Be able to describe the importance of optimized environmental hygiene in all areas within the OR to provide increased protection and peace of mind for both your patients and your team
Who Should Attend?
About the speaker
Linda Homan, RN, BSN, CIC
Senior Manager, Clinical Affairs, ECOLAB Healthcare
Linda Homan is the Senior Manager of Clinical Affairs for Ecolab Healthcare. In that role, Linda focuses on the development of clinical and educational solutions, applied clinical research and incorporation of clinical best practices in all healthcare offerings. She is a member of, and serves as Ecolab Healthcare Division liaison to APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology), SHEA (Society for Healthcare Epidemiologists of America), AORN (Association for PeriOperative Registered Nurses) and AHE (Association for the Healthcare Environment) and the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP). Linda currently serves as Industry Liaison on the board of AHE.
Linda is registered nurse, is board certified in infection control and has been active in the field of infection prevention and control for over 25 years. She has held leadership positions in APIC, including President and Vice President of the Minnesota chapter and board member of the National APIC Research Council (formerly the APIC Research Foundation). Linda has participated in the development of infection control and environmental hygiene guidelines for the state of Minnesota and AHE and has often presented on topics related to infection prevention and control at regional and national APIC, AORN and AHE meetings
Agenda & Location
Steve Faup, President
5:05-5:10pm Technical Notes