BCD: Save the Date - Hospital IP Boot Camp - October 23, 2019

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Wisconsin Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI)

Prevention Program


Hospital Infection Preventionist (IP) Boot Camp

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Carpenters Training Institute - Pewaukee Campus

N25 W23055 Paul Road

Pewaukee, WI 53072

This boot camp training session will cover the basics of infection prevention in Wisconsin hospitals, including:

  • Introduction to infection prevention
  • Infection prevention program and risk assessments
  • Surveillance
  • Environmental infection prevention
  • IP rounding

This is an excellent opportunity for both new and experienced IPs to add to their infection prevention resources. More details on the day are available in the session agenda.

Presenters include:

  • Linda Coakley, Wisconsin Department of Health Services
  • Ashlie Dowdell, Wisconsin Department of Health Services
  • Jill Lindmair-Snell, Advocate Aurora Health
  • Vera Pischke, Wisconsin Department of Health Services
  • DeAnn Richards, MetaStar

A registration website will open by September 18, 2019, and a $25 registration fee will be charged to cover refreshment costs. An email notification will be sent with registration information soon. No continuing education credits will be offered for this event.

This session was planned cooperatively by the Department of Health Services HAI Prevention Program, MetaStar, and the Wisconsin Hospital Association.