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Conference For
Healthcare Transparency & Patient Safety

Nov. 4, 2016 Four-Points Sheraton, Lexington, KY
 
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 Setting Standards for Ebola & Infections
Oversight and Safety of Medical Devices


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2014 Presentation before the Kentucky State Health and Welfare Committee: The Need for State Engagement to Control Healthcare Acquired Infections:  
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Courier Journal Op-Ed:
What we can learn from the Veterans Administration Scheduling Scandal.
 
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MRSA Surveillance in Surgical Patients: A review of the utility of MRSA Surveillance in Surgical Patients
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Exhibits for 2016 Conference 

Continuing Education

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  Dr. Jim Bailey 
Jim Bailey, MD.  The End of Healing.  
 
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Lars Aanning, MDLars Aanning, MD.   Video Documentaion  in the Surgical Suite. 
 

 
Dr. Mark DavisMark Davis, MD.   
Methodology and Instrumentation to Reduce Pathogen Transmission During Surgery. 
 
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Deena Sowa McCollum, RNDeena Sowa McCollum , RN    The importance of nursing to patient safety

   
Dr. Joycelyn EldersJoycelyn Elders, MD 

Former US Surgeon General.  Presentation on The Importance of Healthcare Transparency.

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Dr. Steve KramanSteve Kraman, MD
- Full Disclosure.  What’s New in disclosure? The AHRQ CANDOR Process and Toolkit
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Dr. Stephen TowerSteven Tower, MD,
President: The Alaska Arthroplasty Initiative (AAI).  Affiliate Professor University of Alaska.  Presenting on safety issues and heavy metal poisoning with metal-on-metal implants.   View Resume
 

Dr. Kevin KavanaghKevin Kavanagh, MD,  Research Integrity in Infectious Disease   View Resume

 
Christine Duff  Catherine Duff, Executive Director, Fecal Transplantation Foundation. 
Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT): No Longer a Treatment of Last Resort
Fecal Transplantaion Foundation     View Resume
 

 
Said AbusalemSaid Abusalem, PhD, RN
Effective Culture of Safety is Associated with Reduced Risk of Falls, UTIs, and Pressure Ulcers in LTCF.
 
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Andrea Flinchum, MPH, BSN, CIC
Director, Healthcare Associated Infections Program Manager. Kentucky Department of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology. .

 
Due to unforeseen circumstances, speakers and topics may change without notice.

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Continuing Education

The following are the Continuing Education Credits which will be applied for at the 2016 Conference.  6.5 hours  .

Physician/Physician Assistant/Nurse 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

Social Workers:  Provided by Center for Professional Development and Continuing Education Lexington, KY provider number KBSWSP2015030