Clean Hands Saves Lives: The Most Important Measure in Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections
Appropriate hand hygiene ALONE can significantly reduce the risk of cross-transmission of infection in healthcare facilities. Healthcare-associated infections are drawing increasing attention from patients, insurers, governments and regulatory bodies. This is not only because of the magnitude of the problem in terms of the associated morbidity, mortality and cost, but also due to the growing recognition that most of these are preventable by the implementation of proper hand hygiene.
Join us as John M. Boyce, M.D. provides clear strategies on Improving Hand Hygiene.
|Live event - South Miami Hospital - Auditorium|
|Videoconference - Mariners Hospital - Main Conference Room|
All Physicians, Podiatrist, Dentist, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists and other interested healthcare workers.
- Demonstrate appropriate hand hygiene technique based on current guidelines.
- Describe the “5 Moments for Hand Hygiene.”
- Implement methodologies shown to increase hand hygiene compliance.
- Recognize the role of hand hygiene compliance in the prevention healthcare-associated infections.
John M. Boyce, M.D.
President, J.M. Boyce Consulting, LLC
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-652400, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Dentistry, Board of Podiatry and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Respiratory Therapists.. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182
- 1.00 Florida Board of Dentistry
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
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