Category: Infection Prevention
Title: Infection Prevention Goals and Component's of Today's Requirements
Presenters: Cathy Montgomery, RN and Mary Bennett, RN, CIC, Infection Preventionist, Excellentia Advisory Group
Cathy Montgomery, RN, President of Excellentia Advisory Group
Cathy has over 20 years of experience in healthcare services management. During her position as Regional Manager for Barnes Hospital, Cathy oversaw several physician practices. As Regional Administrator for Novamed, she oversaw operations of the physician practices, as well as the ambulatory surgery centers and optical shops in the Metro St. Louis and Illinois areas. Under her direction, a state-of-the-art refractive surgery center was also designed and opened in St. Louis, MO. Cathy is Founder and President of Excellentia Advisory Group, a consulting and development company serving both the surgical industry through ASC’s as well as surgical hospitals and office-based surgical practices. Cathy’s passion has been teaching compliance to CMS Conditions of Coverage, AAAHC accreditation, and assisting ASCs with their survey readiness.
Mary Bennett, RN, CIC, As the Director of Infection Control for Excellentia, Mary helps ambulatory surgery centers with the development and implementation of new infection control policies, strategies, and helpful tips for infection control management. Mary customizes infection control manuals for Excellentia’s clients. She also does one-on-one training as well as on-site mock surveys to help ASCs become better prepared for CMS infection control survey. Mary is a teacher/presenter on monthly educational webinars and also authors an Infection Control Newsletter. Mary just recently passed her CIC examination for her second 5-year term.
- You will learn why it is important to have an infection prevention program within your ASC.
- You will learn about the regulatory guidelines for which an infection prevention program will be constructed around.
- You will learn about the principal functions & components of an infection prevention program.
This is a pre-recorded infection prevention conference presentation.
Cost: $139.00; unlimited viewing for 90-days exclusive to your surgery center.
You may offer this training to all your staff at your single site location but your username & password cannot be shared or passed on to others at different locations.
Once you and any/all staff that have reviewed this webinar, you will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Participation worth one Contact Hour 1 of continuing education. You simply contact us at email@example.com requesting your certificates. You will need to provide a typed list of all participants first and last name, position title, and license numbers (if professionals).