2017 AMSN Convention

100 - Prepared Nurses Protect Patients: Prevention Strategies for Healthcare- Associated Infections and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Oct 12, 2017 12:30pm ‐ Oct 12, 2017 2:30pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: Free
Members: $0.00

Description

This session is an in-depth discussion of infectious and emerging diseases.

Join expert presenters discuss the following topics:

  1. An overview of the principles of disease transmission.
  2. Identification of appropriate evidence-based strategies to prevent the transmission of infections to health care personnel, patients, and their communities.
  3. Identification of emerging threats and the role of public health and the health care community.

Contact hours available until 10/15/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

  • Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
  • You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

  • There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

  • There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

  • This program received corporate sponsorship from the following: American Nurses Association (ANA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.

Learning Outcome:

  • After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to use infection and disease prevention strategies in the medical-surgical healthcare environment.


Speaker(s):

Credits Available


Prepared Nurses Protect Patients: Prevention Strategies for Healthcare- Associated Infections and Emerging Infectious Diseases Exam

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Susan Carbone
10/16/17 10:04 pm

Good info but wish there was more about new emerging diseases

Shirley Haywood
10/20/17 10:51 pm

Enjoyed the information, just wanted more concerning new diseases.

Tarsha Epps
1/21/18 7:41 pm

Good presentation!