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Creating a Safe Environment of Care: 3 – part series


August 18, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Series Dates

August 18, 2022

August 25, 2022

September 1, 2022

Through this webinar series, you will be able to identify potential hazards in the healthcare environment; recognize the role of the healthcare worker has on the environment, and water in the transmission of pathogens; and develop programs and plans aimed at eliminating and/or mitigating the hazards and risks.

Topics include:
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of the infection preventionist in creating a safe environment of care.
  • Develop a comprehensive approach to surface cleaning and disinfection.
  • Recognize the risks water can pose in a healthcare setting and mechanisms of transmission.
Featured speaker:

Mary Alice Lavin, MJ, BSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Loyola University Chicago School of Law with a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law. With more than 37 years of experience in infection prevention and control, she has worked in a variety of settings. Currently she is a contract consultant with the Illinois Department of Public Health supporting congregate care settings in the COVID-19 response. A member of APIC since 1983, Mary Alice has been Certified in Infection Control since 1984,


Cost for the 3-part series: $300.00 per facility of $75.00 per individual.
VIP Subscribers: Use as part of your package.

Contact hours:

1.0 Nurse Contact Hour per session
This webinar will be recorded.

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.