Still time to sign up for Safe Sharps webinar!

By: June 23rd, 2014 Email This Post Print This Post

Needlesticks continue to present risks in the medical workplace. Thousands of people are stuck each year, despite the growth of safety devices and strict bloodborne pathogens standards.

You are invited to join us at HCPro for a special 90-minute webcast on Wednesday, June 25 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern time to learn how to reduce needlesticks and encourage physicians, nurses, and other staff to buy into a safe sharps program.

Infection prevention and patient safety experts Peg Luebbert and Kathy Rooker will be our guest speakers. Peg Luebbert, MS, CIC, CHSP, has worked in the fields of infection prevention and healthcare safety for more than 30 years in a variety of facilities including large and small acute care hospitals, long-term care, long-term acute care, and ambulatory surgeries. She is certified in infection prevention and healthcare safety. She has also presented and published on the local and national level. Kathy Rooker has over 40 years of experience in the Healthcare field. The many facets of her background help her have a better understanding of the challenges physician offices and healthcare facilities face when it comes to OSHA compliance.  Kathy started her career in a hospital laboratory and has worked as a Medical Assistant, Office Manager, and the Director of Practice Management for an Ohio Hospital System. Kathy started her Consulting Business in 2009 specializing in OSHA and small physician office labs.

This program will:

  • Provide instruction on how to get physicians, nurses, and all staff to buy into a safe sharps program
  • Explain the regulatory requirements regarding needlestick prevention
  • Describe proper prevention techniques and safety practices
  • Outline what to do if a needlestick occurs
  • Explain how to properly document needlestick incidents and provides forms and tools

If you can’t join us live, you’ll be able to download the on-demand version at no additional charge when you buy the live version. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times!

It’s a great value at just $199. Click here to register at the HCPro Marketplace.


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