Infection Prevention Imperatives: An Update for 2011

Available: On Demand
Posted in Webinar
Speakers: Shannon Oriola

This session will provide examples of regulatory or practice guidance for infection preventionists, will explain emerging issues related to infection prevention, and will describe the importance of performing a risk assessment. The provider, Infection Control Today/Virgo Publishing LLC, is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15619, for 1 contact hour of continuing education.

Eligible for 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education

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Speaker: Shannon Oriola

Shannon Oriola, RN, CIC, COHN is the department lead for Infection Prevention and Clinical Epidemiology at the Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus in San Diego, California. She currently serves as APIC Board of Director and liaison to the APIC Public Policy Committee. She also serves on the California APIC Coordinating Council's (CACC) Public Policy Committee, on the GERM Commission of the San Diego County Medical Society and has been appointed to serve on the California Department of Health Services SB 739 Healthcare-acquired infection Advisory Committee. She has practiced Infection Prevention and Control for thirteen years, has experience in Occupational Health Nursing and as a Safety Officer and is certified in Infection Control and Occupational Health Nursing. Shannon has lectured at the local, state, and national/international levels and has published several articles in infection prevention. She is recognized by the media as a resource for infection prevention having appeared locally on television and quoted nationally in magazine/ journals.