May 23
7:30-8:25 a.m. Registration/Breakfast/Vendor Exhibits

8:25-8:30 a.m. Welcome by Dr. Hennenfent

8:30-9:30 a.m. Leadership in Infection Prevention: What type of leader are you?

Timothy Bowers

Domain: Management and Communication

9:30-10:45 a.m. Developing the Infection Preventionist Across the Healthcare Continuum: Promoting Competency and Advancing Practice

Lisa Caffery, Angel Mueller, and Deborah Burdsall

Domain: Management and Communication

10:45-11:15 a.m. Snacks/Vendor exhibits-firm

11:15-12:15 p.m. Patient Care Processes and Infection Prevention: An Innovative Mixed Methods Approach to Minding Our Knowledge and Practice Gaps

Dr. Loreen Herwaldt, Jaqueline Silva, and Emily Chasco

Domain: Education and Research

12:15-1:45 p.m. Lunch/Dessert with vendors

1:45-2:45 p.m. The ABCs of AMR: The Modern Landscape of Antimicrobial Resistance

Dr. Andrew Hennenfent

Domain: Identification of Infectious Disease Process

2:45-3:00 p.m. Snack/break

3:00-4:00 p.m. Changes and Challenges Implementing Enhanced Barrier Precautions: New Approaches

Deborah Burdsall

Domain: Preventing/ Controlling Transmission of Infectious Agents

4:00-4:15 p.m. Wrap up

May 24
7:15-7:55 a.m. Breakfast/Registration

7:55-8:00 a.m. Welcome by Dr. Hennenfent

8:00-9:00 a.m. How the Iowa HHS HAI Program is Working to Elevate Infection Prevention and Control in Iowa

Dr. Andrew Hennenfent

Domain: Management and Communication
Domain: Surveillance and Epidemiologic Investigation

9:00-10:00 a.m. Mitigating Risks of Processing Reusable Medical Devices in Ambulatory Care Settings

John Whelan

Domain: Cleaning, Sterilization of Medical Devices and Equipment

10:00-10:15 a.m. Break/Snack

10:15-11:15 a.m. You Have Identifed a Hospital-Acquired Infection, Now What?

Kim Overbeck

Domain: Surveillance and Epidemiologic Investigation

11:15-12:15 p.m. Strengthening the Collaboration with ESRD Network 12

Roma Heater

Domain: Management/ Communication
Domain: Preventing/Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents

12:15-1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00-2:00 p.m. Diagnostic Stewardship and Antibiotic Allergy De-labeling - Important tools for Infection Prevention

Dr. Lisa Veach

Domain: Identification of Infectious Disease Processes

2:00-2:15 p.m. Break/Snack

2:15-3:15 p.m. Common Infection Prevention and Control Deficiencies in Healthcare Settings

Vicki Worth and John Osborne

Domain: Management/ Communication

3:15-3:30 p.m. Wrap up