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Event date: April 8, 2020 - April 9, 2020
Due to the university’s recent travel and meeting restrictions, this event will not take place on April 8-9. The Planning Committee is currently working on the possibility of rescheduling rather than canceling altogether. We will have details ...
Event date: April 24, 2020
Event time: | 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Your health and the health of the people you serve are of the utmost importance. In order to help contain the spread of COVID-19, the 2020 Clinical Oncology Symposium has been cancelled. Your registration fee will be refunded in full. We deeply ...
Event date: Sept. 10, 2020
Event time: | 7:30 am - 3:45 pm
The purpose of this one-day conference is to update the knowledge and enhance the skills of office & clinic nurses and clerical, technical and administrative staff by providing evidence-based content related to their work setting. The day offers a ...
Event date: Oct. 22, 2020
Event time: | 7:30 am - 3:45 pm
Purpose The purpose of this one-day conference is to update the knowledge and enhance the skills of maternal-infant healthcare providers related to the clinical management and care of high-risk pregnant women and their newborn babies. The day ...
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Kathleen Quinn, associate dean for rural health at the University of Missouri, has been named senior program director for health and safety. This new position is a collaborative effort between the MU School of Medicine and the MU ...
- Published: Friday, March 15, 2019
Participants of the 4th Annual Advanced Practice Assessment and Skill Workshop practice a running suture. Each March, MU Nursing Outreach teams up with the DNP program faculty to host the Advanced Practice Assessment and Skills workshop to enhance ...
CEU Antimicrobial Stewardship for Advanced Practice Nurses Webinar-2019 (NUOR-277)
This self-paced webinar discusses the role of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses in antimicrobial resistance and stewardship in all health care settings but emphasizes long term care. Successful completion will earn participants 1.55 contacts hours. ...
CEU Enhanced Leadership Development Academy for RNs and NHAs in Long-term Care
Nov. 1, 2019 - Oct. 31, 2020
Take this survey FIRST before you click the register button to determine your eligibility. This professional development course offers RNs and NHAs working in LTC an engaging on-line learning environment with an emphasis on practical application that ...
CEU Infection Prevention in Ambulatory Care Locations Webinar-2019
This self-paced webinar discusses infection control challenges and describes development of a risk assessment and infection control plan for ambulatory care settings. Successful completion will earn participants 1.15 contact hours. Last reviewed: ...
CEU Construction and Infection Prevention Webinar 2019
This self-paced webinar describes the multiple roles of an infection preventionist in maintaining patient safety during health care facility renovation and construction. Successful completion will earn participants 1.0 contact hours. Last reviewed: ...
CEU Long Term Care Environmental Disinfection: Special Considerations Webinar-2019
This self-paced webinar focuses on concerns specific to disinfection in long term care settings such as respect for personal belongings while maintaining a safe environment. Topics include risk factors for infection, hand hygiene, evidence-based ...
CEU The Mystery of Specimen Collection Webinar-2019
Laboratory specimen management impacts healthcare associated infections. This self-paced webinar describes classifications of bacteria, safeguards for laboratory testing, and basic specimen collection concepts for blood, urine, respiratory, wound, ...
Full guideline of evidence-based recommendations for the prevention of surgical site infections: an update of the CDC’s 1999 recommendations.
AORN Journal, Volume 101, Issue 5: Infection Prevention: A Patient Safety Imperative for the Perioperative Setting
Specifically targeted toward dialysis centers, this site has information regarding the prevention of infection in both patients and health care providers.
Hospital infection control programs are not always following the manufacturer’s instructions for the use and cleaning of devices and they are often not in compliance with their own written policies.