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Your Best Shot: Training Your Staff to Give Safe Injections

Originally aired in July 2013

Speakers:
Emily Lutterloh, MD, MPH

Director
Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections at the New York State Department of Health

Ernest Clement, MSN, RN, CIC
Infection Preventionist
Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections at the New York State Department of Health

Webcast Goal: Provide safe injection practices information and resources that can be incorporated into patient safety and infection control staff education activities.

Objectives:

  1. Identify five components of an effective safe injections case study as part of staff training.
  2. Identify one to three disciplines within the learner's institution or practice setting that could benefit from safe injection education.
  3. Identify four resources the learner could use as part of a safe injections training program in their facility.

Registration is limited. If you are watching this in a group at your facility please have one person register to receive the webcast link.

Target Audience: County health departments, inpatient and outpatient facilities, and private practices who wish to promote safe injections in their practice settings.

Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is an approved provider of continuing nurse education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s).

Continuing Medical Education Contact Hours

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

CHES

This activity is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designate provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.  This program is designated for the CHES to receive up to 1 Category 1 CECH in health education.

Continuing Education Credits are approved until February 2016.



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