Continuous Quality Improvement

Concurrent Education Session - 60 minutes

2305 - CMS Infection Control Regulatory Updates for Hospitals and Nursing Homes

Thursday, June 15
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Location: Oregon Convention Center, D 135 - 136

This session will review the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) proposed hospital infection control and updated nursing home certification regulations.

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Karen Hoffman

Clinical Instructor
University of North Carolina

Karen Hoffmann has served as the Clinical Instructor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina’s School of Medicine in Chapel Hill since 1988. Karen also currently serves as the infection preventionist for the CMS Survey and Certification Group. She has specialized in infection control and prevention for over 30 years icluding 23 years as the Associate Director and consultant for NC Stateide IC Program (SPICE). Karen is a SHEA Fellow and in 2010 she received the SHEA “Advance Practice Infection Preventionist Award”. She is also a Fellow of APIC and a member of APIC's Board of Directors. Karen was the first recipient of the Infection Control Today, “Infection Control Educator of the Year” award. Karen earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Indiana University and her Master of Science degree in Healthcare Epidemiology from the University of Virginia.

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Debra Johnson

Infection Prevention Consultant
Stanford Healthcare
Pacifica, California

Infection Preventionist with more than 20 years experience in the field.

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