- Epidemiologic principles of infectious disease;
- Principles and practice of asepsis;
- Sterilization, disinfection, and sanitation;
- Universal blood and body fluid precautions;
- Safe injection practices;
- Engineering controls to reduce the risk of sharp injuries;
- Disposal of sharps; and
- Techniques that reduce the risk of sharp injuries to health care workers.
Nurse Contact Hours will be offered.
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Presenter: Zena M. Farkas MHA, BSN, RN, CIC, CSPM earned her Masters of Science in Health Care Administration from Champlain College and her bachelor of science degree from Wheeling Jesuit college. She has over 25 years of nursing experience including Long-Term Care, Medical-Surgical, Cardiac Intensive Care and 12 years as an Infection Preventionist. She is certified in Infection Control and Sterile Processing. For the past 10 years, she has been employed at UNC/REX healthcare providing expert consultation in Infection Prevention and Control for both acute care and outpatient settings. She is an active member of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control, and is currently serving on the Nomination Committee for North Carolina Association for Professionals in Infection Control.