The Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Career Fair Oct. 20, at the Broward Country Convention Center will feature CE sessions, current job information and time to meet with representatives of healthcare organizations and network with your peers. Get current information on clinical and career topics, earn up to four contact hours and meet with recruiters about job opportunities.
There’s something happening and something for everyone all day from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The speaker for all sessions is Barbara Russell, RN, MPH, CIC. Admission is free.
Hospital-Acquired Infections: The State of Prevention
8:30 to 10 a.m.
Hospitals and regulatory agencies monitor hospital-acquired infections to improve patient safety and outcomes. Get the latest from a nurse expert in the field on methods you can use to prevent such infections, and update yourself on current requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other regulatory agencies that can affect your patient care outcomes and your hospital’s reimbursement rates.
Transmitting Those Bugs: The Role of the Environment in Hospital-Acquired Infections
Noon to 1 p.m.
It’s no news the environment of care can be a contributor to the transmission of infectious agents that can lead to serious hospital-acquired infections in your patients. Find out what you need to know about the current status of resistant organisms, how long they can live in the environment and the best methods to employ in preventing transmission of them in your patient care.
What’s Hot? An Update on Infectious Diseases
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Patients see headlines such as, “Influenza Cases Expected to Rise,” and wonder how bad the season will be and what to do if they are exposed. Would you be able to answer their questions about flu or other infectious diseases? Learn about those you’re most likely to encounter in your practice, and the latest on flu vaccines as another season approaches.
For information visit Nurse.com/CareerFairs