Infection Control Training for NYS Health Care Professional
Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
At the conclusion of course work or training on this element, the learner will be able to:
· Recognize the benefit to patients and healthcare workers of adhering to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection prevention and control;
· Recognize the professional's responsibility to adhere to scientifically accepted infection prevention and control practices in all healthcare settings and the consequences of failing to comply; and
· Recognize the professional's responsibility to monitor infection prevention and control practices of those medical and ancillary personnel for whom he or she is responsible and intervene as necessary to assure compliance and safety.
· Physicians and physician assistants
· Dentists and hygienists
· Registered professional & licensed practical nurses
· Medical and PA Students
Course Description: The Infection Control and Barrier Precautions training course provides the necessary information and documentation to fulfill the licensure/credentialing requirements mandated by the New York State Education Department and the Department of Health.
Chapter 786 of the Laws of 1992 amended the Education and Public Health Laws establishing a requirement that certain healthcare professionals licensed in NY State must receive approved training in infection control and barrier precautions by July 1, 1994; and every four years thereafter. Infection Control training is to prevent the transmission of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus ( HIV) and the Hepatitis B (HBV) in the course of professional practice.
The State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center designates this live for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center Office of CME (OCME) and its affiliates are committed to providing educational activities that are objective, balanced and as free of bias as possible. The OCME has established policies that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. All participating faculty are expected to disclose to the audience, verbally or in writing, any commercial relationships that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations, and unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs and devices. Detailed disclosures will be made verbally and/or in writing during the program.
Special Needs: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, SUNY Downstate Medical Center seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability which might require special accommodations, please contact the OCME at 718-270-2422 or e‐mail your needs to:email@example.com
When & Where
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Office of Continuing Medical Education
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