NW/SW - Patient Safety Officer (PSO) Networking Session for Hospitals — Norovirus Prevention and Scabies: Be Prepared
June 7, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
JoAnn Adkins, BSN, RN, Senior Infection Preventist, Patient Safety Authority
JoAnn Adkins, BSN, RN, senior infection preventionist at the Patient Safety Authority, will identify norovirus outbreaks as a subset of all gastrointestinal illnesses; recall components of a multidisciplinary norovirus prevention and rapid response plan; translate evidence-based interventions into actionable facility practices that impact norovirus prevention; identify factors related to scabies transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, control, and prevention; illustrate methods of scabies surveillance by using a line listing; and recognize key components of a scabies outbreak control plan to prevent gaps in scabies prevention and control procedures.
1.0 continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this course. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.