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WEB065-2024

WEB065-2024

Live and recorded on Feb 22, 2024, 12 pm - 1 pm Eastern

Topic: Latent TB Program in an Acute Care Hospital EH Office

By Sarah M. Parris, MSN, RN and Elizabeth Kreikemeier

 

 

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Topic Overview:

The purpose of this presentation is to share how we established a plan to identify, educate, refer, and provide tactics to encourage treatment. We will outline our successes and barriers to establishing a program at our hospital. At the conclusion of the presentation, we hope the audience will have an understanding of how to set up a program to address LTBI in HCP.

 

Objectives:

1. Define Latent TB recommendations for HCP

2. List successful strategies for establishing a Latent TB program

3. List resources for implementing a LTBI program

 

Speaker Bio:

 

 Sarah (Sally) Parris – is a Registered Nurse with a Masters in Nursing Administration from Marymount University. She has been the Director of Occupational Health at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia for 19 years. In her extensive nursing career, she worked in a variety of positions both clinical, educational and administrative. She is a past President of the Virginia chapter of AOHP where she also served as Vice President and member at Large.  Currently, she serves as Treasurer of National AOHP and serves on the Board of Marian Homes a Northern Virginia Organization for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.

 

 

 

 Beth Kreikemeier is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from George Mason University. Since graduating in 2008, she has worked as a critical care nurse at VHC Health in Arlington, Virginia. Over the past 15 years, she has taught various courses including rapid response and critical care strategies to new nurse residents, served as educator for night shift nurses, has worked in wound care, and is currently the coordinator of the hospital’s ALS and PALS programs.  Beth most recently joined the Employee Health team at VHC in 2022 and has assisted with the hospital’s employee COVID vaccine campaign since 2020.  Prior to becoming a nurse, Beth worked in the U.S. Senate.

 

 

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Type of Activity: Knowledge

 

Disclosures: AOHP does not guarantee, warrant, certify, verify, and/or authorize the content of this seminar, and/or any subsequent use of the information presented at this webinar. This webinar is not a clinical/medical service but is intended for educational purposes only. Planners of this educational activity have no real or apparent financial, professional or personal conflict of interest to disclose. Faculty/presenter disclosure is stated following each presenter’s bio-sketch. AOHP has implemented a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest before the delivery of this educational activity.

 

Commercial or Sponsor Support: N/A
 

Continuing education Contact Hour: This activity awards one (1) contact hour.

 

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 17664.

 

Conflict of Interest: A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about healthcare products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial, professional or personal relationship.

 

The planners and presenter(s)/author(s) of this education activity have disclosed no relevant financial, professional or personal relationships with any commercial companies about this activity.

 

Non-Endorsement of Products: The Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare's accredited provider status refers only to continuing education activities and does not imply that there is real or implied endorsement of any product, service or company referred to in this activity nor of any company subsidizing costs related to the activity.

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