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What Bug Am I: Understanding the Pathogens for Infection Prevention

Thursday, February 15, 2024 I 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Learning more about specific pathogens can help infection preventionists determine potential sources and an action plan for preventing spread. This virtual, live training will feature FHCA’s Infection Prevention Council Chair A.C. Burke of RB Health Partners, Inc., who will help participants identify infectious disease-causing pathogens to gain an understanding of the impact on long term care residents. Examples of outbreaks will be presented, and prevention strategies will be discussed.

Virtual, Live Broadcast Program: How it Works

  • Delivered via a two-hour live, virtual training session on February 15, 2024.
  • Training Date: Registered attendees will access the live broadcasted training via Zoom on February 15, 2024, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. EST.
  • Training Materials: post-quiz; handout materials
  • Continuing Education Credits: Attendees will earn a total of 2 computer based CEUs.
    FHCA will post contact hours to CE Broker by March 1. Participants must attend the two-hour live, virtual training and complete the post-quiz by February 29, at 4:00 p.m. EST to receive CEUs.

About the Presenter:

A.C. Burke, MA, CIC, Vice President of Healthcare Quality
RB Health Partners, Inc.

A.C. Burke, MA, CIC, is the Vice President for Healthcare Quality for RB Health Partners, Inc. and is the primary author for the Nursing Home Infection Prevention Program (NIPP©), NIPPing Infections in the Bud. She holds a master’s degree in health management and is Board Certified in Infection Control (CIC) by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology. Her 20 years of experience includes creating, implementing, and managing programs that have achieved national recognition, partnership building, meeting facilitation, consensus building, and developing competency- based training curricula for healthcare workers across the continuum of care.  AC has worked in public health preparedness and response roles, served as the manager of the Healthcare-associated Infection Prevention Program for the Florida Department of Health as well as the Director of Infection Prevention for Mayo Clinic Florida.