Agenda

Tue
May 07
7:30-8:25 a.m. Registration / Breakfast

8:25-9:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dr. Andrew Hennenfent
Dr. Robert Kruse

9:00-10:00 a.m. Infection Prevention Workforce Challenges and Opportunities

Sarah Smathers

IPU Domain: Management and Communication

10:00-10:30 a.m. Snacks and Vendors

10:30-11:30 a.m. The Lone IPs Survival Guide for Success

Patricia Jackson

IPU Domain: Management and Communication

11:30-12:30 p.m. Understanding Water Safety for Construction – From Design to Occupancy

Robin Quinn

IPU Domain: Environment of Care

12:30-1:45 p.m. Lunch / Dessert with Vendors

1:45-2:15 p.m. How to Build Water Management into your Infection Control Risk Assessment for Construction

Sarah Castro

IPU Domain: Environment of Care

2:15-3:15 p.m. Responding to a Crisis in Infection Prevention: Legionella

Dr. Loreen Herwaldt

IPU Domain: Preventing/Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents & Surveillance and Epidemiologic Investigation

3:15-3:25 p.m. Break

3:25-4:10 p.m. Legionella Investigation and Testing in Iowa

Ryan Jepson and Andy Weigel

IPU Domain: Surveillance and Epidemiologic Investigation

4:10-5:10 p.m. Changing the Game: Understanding Blueprints, Construction, and the Necessity of Infection Prevention

Amanda Brown, Nick Hoffman, and Christa Mardaus

IPU Domain: Environment of Care

5:10-5:15 p.m. Wrap up

Wed
May 08
7:15-7:55 a.m. Breakfast/Registration

7:55-8:00 a.m. Welcome

Dr. Andrew Hennenfent

8:00-9:00 a.m. Disinfectants 101: Mastering the Minutia

Marc-Oliver Wright

IPU Domain: Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization

9:00-10:00 a.m. Infectious Disease Case Studies – A Focus on Epidemiology and Prevention!

Dr. Lisa Veach

IPU Domain: Identification of Infectious Disease Processes

10:00-10:10 a.m. Break

10:10-11:10 a.m. Topic: Considerations When Selecting PPE

Jim Davis and Karen Haberland

IPU Domain: Preventing/Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents

11:10-12:10 p.m. An Ounce of Prevention is worth a Pound in Cure: The Future of Healthcare Associated Infections in Iowa

Dr. Hennenfent

IPU Domain: Surveillance and Epidemiologic Investigation

12:10-1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00-2:15 p.m. Annual Risk Assessment: A Key to Program Success

Lisa Caffery and Angel Mueller

IPU Domain: Management and Communication

2:15-2:30 p.m. Break

2:30-3:30 p.m. Topic: TB Identification, Investigation, Iowa HHS TB Program Assistance

Shirlee Hasstedt and Allan Lynch

IPU Domain: Preventing/Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents & Identification of Infectious Disease Processes

3:30-3:45 p.m. Wrap up