Infection Prevention Resources for Post Acute Care: What You Need to Know for 2021 and Beyond
Date:
August 11, 2021
Time:
3:00 PM ET
 
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Webinar Description

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Amanda Thorton, CIC, RN, MSN
Clinical Science Liaison at PDI
Amanda has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of clinical settings, with more than 14 years of experience in infection control. Before joining PDI as the West Region clinical science liaison and infection preventionist, she was at Kindred Hospital, where she served in several roles using her skills in epidemiology and clinical management to reduce healthcare associated infection and incr4ease patient safety.

With both Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Nursing, Amanda is also board certified in infection control through CBIC (CIC) and in vascular access through the Association for Vascular Access (VA-BC).

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Who Should Attend
RNs, Chief Clinicians, Directors of Nursing, and Administrators.
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McKesson Clinical Connection™
complimentary webinar series

Infection Prevention Resources for Post Acute Care: What You Need to Know for 2021 and Beyond
Date:
August 11, 2021
Time:
3:00 PM ET





Date:
August 11, 2021
Time:
3:00 PM ET
The details
COVID-19 has challenged infection prevention and control practices and practitioners in nursing homes, assisted living, home health and hospice. Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) continue to be a growing problem. Moderated by members of the McKesson Clinical Resource Team, this interactive, live discussion will offer perspectives from industry experts on top lessons learned from the pandemic and what you need to know about infection prevention regulations in 2021 and beyond to ensure you and your organization are armed with information, skills and resources that are immediately applicable.
What you'll learn
  • The key components of an effective and OSHA-compliant infection prevention plan
  • How to use data to prepare for the future and uncover insights that can help lead to better outcomes
  • Impact of HAIs
  • Strategies to help reduce the transmission of infections, including multi-drug resistant organisms and Clostridium difficile
Who is speaking?
Speaker
Amanda Thorton, CIC, RN, MSN
Clinical Science Liaison at PDI

Amanda has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of clinical settings, with more than 14 years of experience in infection control. Before joining PDI as the West Region clinical science liaison and infection preventionist, she was at Kindred Hospital, where she served in several roles using her skills in epidemiology and clinical management to reduce healthcare associated infection and incr4ease patient safety.

With both Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Nursing, Amanda is also board certified in infection control through CBIC (CIC) and in vascular access through the Association for Vascular Access (VA-BC).

Speaker
Deb Delisi, RN BSN, CNOR
Clinical Affairs Manager, McKesson Medical-Surgical

Deb Delisi has been Clinical Affairs Manager at McKesson for 20 years. In this role, she serves as a clinical resource for sales and customers in the areas of regulatory compliance, infection prevention and specialty practice programs. She had a major role in the development and launch of McKesson’s UPrevent infection prevention website and educational program.

Before joining McKesson, Deb had more than 15 years of experience in a variety of clinical settings, including general med-surg, hospice and surgical services.


Speaker
Daniel Pitner, BSN, RN, WCC
Clinical Support Manager, McKesson Medical-Surgical

Daniel is a Wound Care-Certified BSN-RN based out of Jackson, MS. Prior to his current assignment on the McKesson Clinical Resource team, Daniel practiced at bedside in environments ranging from critical care, to post-op med-surg, and intraoperative circulation. He then managed Post-Acute Care territories on the McKesson Inside Sales team for two years, where he began to develop competency regarding the flu vaccine procurement process. For the past 3 years, he has supported McKesson Account Managers and customers through development of flu vaccine educational resources, live training calls, and direct customer interaction.


Speaker

Patricia Howell RN, BSN, WCC, CFCS
Clinical Support Manager, McKesson Medical-Surgical

Patricia Howell RN, BSN, WCC, CFCS is a Clinical Support Manager for the McKesson Medical-Surgical Resource Team for 6 years and has recently received her wound care and foot care certifications. She has been working in the post -acute care market for the last 29 years with an emphasis in regulatory compliance, infection prevention and quality assurance performance improvement. She completed the CDC Infection Prevention Certificate Training.


Who should join?
RNs, Chief Clinicians, Directors of Nursing, and Administrators.
 
Webinar Description

About the Speaker
https://info.mms-ec.mckesson.com/rs/837-LBN-556/images/AmandaThornton.jpg Amanda Thorton, CIC, RN, MSN
Amanda has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of clinical settings, with more than 14 years of experience in infection control. Before joining PDI as the West Region clinical science liaison and infection preventionist, she was at Kindred Hospital, where she served in several roles using her skills in epidemiology and clinical management to reduce healthcare associated infection and incr4ease patient safety.

With both Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Nursing, Amanda is also board certified in infection control through CBIC (CIC) and in vascular access through the Association for Vascular Access (VA-BC).

Who Should Attend
RNs, Chief Clinicians, Directors of Nursing, and Administrators.
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