Setting Standards for Ebola & Infections
Oversight and Safety of Medical Devices
A designated "Community Leader"
for Value-Driven Healthcare by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human
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Presentation before the Kentucky State Health and Welfare
Committee: The Need for State Engagement
to Control Healthcare
What we can learn from the Veterans Administration
MRSA Surveillance in Surgical Patients: A
review of the utility of MRSA Surveillance in Surgical Patients
Exhibits for 2015 Conference
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Pulaski County Medical Society
Investigative Reporter Reuters News Service, presenting on the
the assurance of medical device quality.
Hickox, RN, MPH
Healthcare Advocate who treated Ebola patients in
Africa and underwent mandatory quarantine, despite being
asymptomatic. She won her court battle against home quarantine in
Vice-President National Nurses United.
What the Ebola outbreak has taught us about need for
standards in infection control
Former US Surgeon General. Presentation on The Importance
of Healthcare Transparency.
Chief Medical Officer,
CMS Atlanta Region. Presentation on The CMS Hospital
Acquired Conditions Initiative and an Update on Value Purchasing.
Humbaugh, MD, MPH
Director, Epidemiology and
Health Planning Kentucky Department for Public Health.
Presenting on Revisions to the KY Infectious
Disease Reporting Regulations.
A retired Air force Colonel and Patient Advocate who suffered
an adverse event at one of the Nations Leading Hospitals.
His investigation uncovered what appeared to be a culture of
"Defend and Deny". His story was recently covered in
Modern Healthcare and has had national implications.
Steven Tower, MD,
President: The Alaska Arthroplasty Initiative (AAI).
Affiliate Professor University of Alaska
Presenting on safety issues and heavy metal poisoning with
Due to unforeseen circumstances, speakers and
topics may change without notice.
The following are the Continuing Education
Credits which were will be applied for at the 2014 Conference. 6.25 hours
(7.0 hours for Social Workers).
Practitioner/Nursing Home Administrator
( AMA Category I Credits ) - Provided through AHEC (Southern
Kentucky Area Health Education Center)
Nursing - (CUs) Provded through AHEC and Rockcastle
Regional Hospital (Rockcastle Regional Hospital, Inc. has been approved
as a provider of continuing education by the Kentucky Board
of Nursing (KBN). Provider #4-0059-12-16-068.)
Physical Therapy: Provided through AHEC
Occupational Therapy: Pending
7.0 hours provided by Center
for Professional Development and Continuing Education Lexington, KY
provider number KBSWSP2015030
Pharmacy: Kentucky Pending
Continuing Legal Education: Pending by the Kentucky Bar