1199SEIU/City Fund LPN Course-Infection Control: Best Practice and Evidence-Based Care

Are you prepared for the bugs? The SUPER bugs? With SUPER powers? Would you know one if you saw it?  If you answered NO to any of these questions than this class is for you.  A highly interactive class focusing on: prevention, recognition, and treatment of the most commonly occurring infectious disease(s). Using best practices and evidence based care this program will present a review of disease(s) most resistant to treatment such as but not limited to: EEE, TB, MRSA, CLBSI, Clostridium Difficile (CDIFF) collapsed, and Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) collapsed. We will also discuss how and why antimicrobial resistance threatens our future health; effective prevention and treatment of an ever-increasing range of infections caused by bacteria, parasites, viruses and fungi; and identify patients at risk for antimicrobial resistant infections.

Faculty: Jose Ramos, MS is the Director of Emergency Medicine Services at Jamaica Hospital.  Jose is often called upon to travel to areas of infections outbreaks such as the Ebola outbreak and the infection control clean-up efforts in Puerto Rico after hurricane Dorian. He is a certified PHTLS Instructor • National Homeland Bio Terrorism Instructor • Certified CPR Instructor • Haz Mat Instructor.

Program Details:

Friday, October 18, 2019:  One Day Certificate Program

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Venue:  1199 Training Fund, 330 West 42nd Street (Between 8th and 9 Avenues), 4th Floor, Room 6, New York, NY 10036

Seats for this program will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration deadline is Monday, October 14, 2019.  

ELIGIBILITY:

This is an 1199/City Education Fund sponsored program.  No out-of-pocket cost for 1199/City Fund members.

In order to participate in this program, you must have

  • Been a full-time or part-time pharmacist for at least one year at a New York City agency/facility participating in the 1199SEIU/City of New York Education, Child and Eldercare Fund.

Fund Contact:

For any questions please contact Ronaldeen.Julla@1199funds.org

Visit www.1199SEIUBenefits.org/city for details on all of the programs and services offered by the 1199SEIU/City of New York Education, Child and Elder Care Fund.

For any questions, please contact Ronaldeen.Julla@1199funds.org

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