Clean Hands Saves Lives: The Most Important Measure in Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections

Miami, FL US
May 17, 2018

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.

Locations
Live event - South Miami Hospital - Auditorium
Videoconference - Mariners Hospital - Main Conference Room

Target Audience

All Physicians, Podiatrist, Dentist, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists and other interested healthcare workers.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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
Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
06/29/2018
Event starts: 
05/17/2018 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
05/17/2018 - 12:00pm
South Miami Hospital
6200 SW 73 St
Victor E. Clarke Auditorium
Miami, FL 33143
United States

John M. Boyce, M.D.
President, J.M. Boyce Consulting, LLC
Middletown, Connecticut
 
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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 is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

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

Available Credit

  • 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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
06/29/2018
 
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