Long-Term Care

30/30 Education Session - 30 minutes

3202 - “Are You Kidding Me?” Situations Encountered in Specialty Patient Populations

Friday, June 16
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Oregon Convention Center, B 115-116

This session will address challenges in behavioral, rehabilitation, and dialysis units regarding isolation; Clostridium difficile, norovirus, or flu outbreaks; vendor protocols; and recalls. Real encounters are described using management tools and outbreak control strategies. The session enables participants to review approaches to handling situations that often occur when least expected. All career stages can benefit from this session and content applies to specialty patient populations.

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Marlene Fishman Wolpert

Consultant, and LTC Infection Preventionist
The Miriam Hospital, a Lifespan Partner
Providence, Rhode Island

Marlene Fishman Wolpert, MPH, CIC, FAPIC, Consultant, and LTC IP at The Miriam Hospital, has a BA in biology and MPH in epidemiology and hospital environmental health. She has extensive experience in infection prevention and control and has published on CJD, microbial adherence and bundled infection prevention strategies. Marlene authors influenza and HAI chapters in Ferri's Clinical Advisor, chairs the APIC Practice Resources Editorial Panel, is past Co-President of Infection Control Professionals of Southern New England, a past APIC Hero, and Fellow of APIC. She served previously as IP Director at a Rhode Island hospital, and was on the APIC Education Committee and the APIC EPI 101 Revision Team. Marlene guest lectured at the Rhode Island College of Nursing, St. Joseph School of Nursing, Johnson and Wales University College of Culinary Arts and the Community College of Rhode Island. She is a Faculty Member for the APIC EPI Intensive course.

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Sue Sebazco

Infection Prevention/Employee Health Director
Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital
Bedford, Texas

Sue is the Infection Prevention/Employee Health Director at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital in Arlington, TX since 1983. Sue is an RN (Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing in Camden, NJ), BS (University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois), MBA (Texas Woman’s University in Denton, TX. She was the 1986 DFW APIC Chapter President and Chair of the Rural Health Outreach Program Task Force. She was a member of several National APIC Program Committees, and Chair of the 1997 Program. She served terms on the APIC Board of Directors from 1998 through 2001, President Elect 2004, President 2005, Past President in 2006. She chaired the former Governmental Affairs Committee and was a member of the Nominating and Awards Committee. She is the 2013 recipient of APIC’s Distinguished Service Award. She contributed to the APIC Text of Infection Prevention and Epidemiology and has presented nationally and internationally.

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    DIRECTOR OF INFECTION PREVENTION
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  • MARIA ABELLAR
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  • Karen Aldinger
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  • JAMIE ALMASY
    INFECTION CONTROL COORDINATOR
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  • AMADO AMBOYA
    NORTH CAROLINA DHHS/HSR/NH
  • TERRY AOKI
    NURSE CONSULTANT
    CMS
  • STACY AUSTIN
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    ST.VINCENT ANDERSON REGIONAL HOSPITAL
  • BRIAN BAILEY
    INFECTION CONTROL PRACTICTIONER
    THREE RIVERS MEDICAL CENTER/ QUORUM
  • NANCY BARAN
    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST II
    DETROIT MEDICAL CENTER
  • KAREN BARDE
    RN
    RAINIER SCHOOL
  • STUART BARNARD
    NATIONAL SALES MANAGER
    WHITELEY CORPORATION
  • CHERI BELL
    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
    COLUMBIA ST. MARY'S
  • IDA LYN BENEMERITO
    MRSA/MDRO PREVENTION COORDINATOR-CLC
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  • WENDY BERG
    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
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  • DORINE BERRIEL-CASS
    DIRECTOR, INFECTION PREVENTION
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  • JUDIE BOEHMER
    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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  • JEAN BOSLEY
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  • NATALIE BUNDY
    DIRECTOR OF CARE TRANSITIONS PCMH
    COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS OF THE CENTRAL COAST
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  • IRENE CARRILLO
    INFECTION CONTROL PRACTITIONER
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  • Jennifer Cordell
    Oakland Regional Hospital
  • REGINA COX
    DIRECTOR CLINICAL SERVICES
    DAVITA
  • PATTY CROOK
    RISK MGT, QAPI, INF PREV RN
    GI ASSOC. & ENDOSCOPY CTR
  • SHERRY DAVIDSON
    STATE OF TN DEPT OF HEALTH
  • Brenda Davis
    Qi Project Manager
    KANSAS FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL CARE
  • JOHN DELANO
    INFECTION CONTROL PRACTITIONER
    UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL
  • NORA DELGADO
    MRS
    SOLCA
  • SARAH DEMING
    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
    MOHAWK VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM
  • Debra L DiCello
    RN- Supervisor of Inspections
    NJ Dept of Health
  • SHERI DIRRIGL
    NURSE EPIDEMIOLOGIST
    MAINE MEDICAL CENTER
  • DIANE DOHM
    PROJECT SPECIALIST
    METASTAR
  • MARGARET DRAKE
    HAI INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
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  • CARMEN DUKE
    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
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  • MARIA ECKART
    DIVISION INFECTION PREVENTION & CONTROL
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  • KIMBERLY ELLISON
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    HOLY CROSS GERMANTOWN HOSPITAL
  • SUZANNE FRITZ
    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
    CORPORAL MICHAEL J. CRESCENZ DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
  • DAWN GIESE
    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
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  • BONNIE GREENE
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  • THERESA HALEY
    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
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    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
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  • Savannah Hatt
    NSF International
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    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
    OHIOHEALTH - MARION AND KENTON
  • ASHLEY JACKSON
    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
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  • KRISTIN JEFFCOAT
    Ip
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  • LINDA JOHNSON
    MANAGER IC DEPARTMENT
    UNIVERSITY OF MISSIOURI HEALTH CARE
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    DIV. OF LICENSING & CERT. STATE OF MAINE
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    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
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  • CHARITY LOVE
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  • DIANA LUCAS
    EPIDEMIOLOGIST
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  • LESLIE MARIORENZI
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  • KAY SAMS
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  • APRIL SANDERS
    SOUTHERN OHIO MEDICAL CENTER
  • CAROL SCHELLHASE
    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
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    DIR OF EDUCATION & INFECTION PREVENTION
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    IP
    SELF EMPLOYED
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    DR
    UNITED INDIAN HEALTH SERVICES
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  • PAUL SUITS
    INFECTION CONTROL PRACTITONER
    UPSTATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
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    NAGOYA MEDICAL CENTER
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    IPC
    KOOTENAI HEALTH
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    INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
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