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Conference Schedule

Schedule is subject to change without notice.  Please check back periodically for updates.  

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Time Session Title & Speaker
7:30 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:15 am Chairperson Welcome
8:15 am - 9:15 am Infection Control Resources from Great Plains QIN
Cheri Fast, RN
9:15 am - 10:45 am Tips for Environmental Rounding
Christine Nightingale, BSN, RN, CIC
10:45 am - 11:15 am Break with Vendors
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Staying Current with AAMI ST79:2017
Delores O'Connell, LPN, BA, CRST, CIS, CHL, AGTS, CSPDT
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch (provided) with Business Meeting
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities
Patricia Brinkley, BSN
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Public Health Popcorn - 2018 SD Update
Joshua Clayton, PhD, MPH
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Break with Vendors
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Hammering Out the Role of IP in Construction/Renovation
Tracey Sherman, RN, CIC

Friday, October 5, 2018

Time Session Title & Speaker
7:30 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am Controlling the Spread of Emerging Antibiotic Resistance
Maroya Spalding Walters, PhD, ScM, CDC Epidemiologist
9:00 am - 10:00 am Antimicrobial Stewardship and Antibiotic Preservation
James Keegan, MD
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:15 am Outbreak Management: How to Prevail, Not Panic
Gwen Borlaug, BSMT, MPH
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Sex and STD Buffet
Amanda Gill, MS
12:15 pm Closing Remarks & Conference Conclusion