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“When green is all there is to be It could make you wonder why, But why wonder why wonder, I am green and it'll do fine, it's beautiful And I think it's what I want to be”


APIC-NC Fall Conference ‘12 CONFERENCE SITE PROXIMITY HOTEL (first Platinum LEED certified green hotel in the US) 704 GREEN VALLEY ROAD GREENSBORO, NC 27408

PROGRAM SPONSORS APIC-NC gratefully acknowledges the financial support of this program by members of the pharmaceutical and hospital industry who have provided direct support for speakers or program functions, and who will be displaying the latest patient care and infection control related products.

Program Purpose and Objectives PURPOSE: To provide strategies that will assist the Infection Preventionist to achieve and maintain success in today’s changing healthcare environment. PHONE NUMBER: 336-379-8200 TOLL FREE: 1-800-379-8200 PROXINFO@PROXIMITYHOTEL.COM

NIGHTLY ROOM RATES: LOFT KING: $154 LOFT QUEEN DOUBLE: $174 Deadline for Hotel Reservation group rate is August 24th, 2012 When registering please mention you are with APIC-NC

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: To enhance the Infection Preventionist’s scientific knowledge base about healthcare associated infections. To increase the Infection Preventionist’s knowledge in the understanding and application of regulatory requirements impacting healthcare organizations. To enhance the Infection Preventionist’s knowledge related to the most current guidelines governing sterilization and disinfection. To enhance the Infection Preventionist’s knowledge and understanding of vaccine preventable diseases

Sunday, September 23rd 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Conference Registration (Hotel Lobby)

5:00 pm -7:00 pm

Board Meeting

7:00 pm

Networking and beverages in the Hotel Bar

To enhance the Infection Preventionist’s knowledge of epidemiologically important microorganisms. Contact hours have been applied for from the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the “American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation”.

2012 Program Committee Members Martha Musselman Thomasville Medical Melissa Morgan Cone Health Evelyn Cook DICON Elaine Crittenton Carteret General Polly Padgette DICON Jo Ella Waugh Thomasville Medical Shelby Lassiter NC Quality Center

Pam Isaacs Duke University Hospital Jessica Dixon Wake Med Shelley Kester CMC-Northeast Teresa Womack Cape Fear Valley Medical Lisa Schneider Wake Med Sandy Cox Presbyterian Healthcare Jayne Lee FirstHealth of the Carolinas

APIC-NC Fall Conference ‘12 Monday, September 24th 7:00 am - 8:00 am

Registration, Continental Breakfast

Tuesday, September 25th 7:30 am - 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:30 am

“Welcome” Polly Padgette, President of APIC-NC

8:00 am - 8:15 am

Announcements Connie Clark Past President, APIC-NC

8:30 am - 930 am

Keynote Address: “Safer Healthcare Environment for Infection Prevention” William Rutala, PhD

8:15 am - 9:15 am

“New CMS Hospital IC Worksheet…..Are You Ready??” Karen Hoffmann, RN

9:15 am - 10:15 am 9:30 am - 9:45 am


9:45 am - 10:45 am

“Compliance with Influenza Immunization: How to Make it Happen” Paul Kamitsuka, MD

“Resistant Gram Negative Infections; KPCs and NDMs: NEW and DEADLY ACRONYMS” Gretchen Arnoczy, MD

10:15 am - 10:30 am


10:45 am-12:00 noon

“Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization: A 2nd Generation Tracer” Sandy Garcia

10:30 am - 11:30 am

“Into the Wild: Adventures From the Field” Lou Ann Maes, MD

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Box Lunches Vendor Exhibits

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

APIC Business Meeting

12:30 pm-1:30 pm


3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Drawing of Door Prizes (Vendor Drawings)

1:30 pm-3:00 pm

“There’s No Magic Wizard in the Journey to Zero Surgical Site Infections” Sharon McNamara, MS, CNOR Patsy Davis, BA, CNOR

3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Specialty Group Meetings Facilitators Critical Access: Wanda Lewis Long Term Care: Martha Musselman Employee Health: JoElla Waugh LTAC: Teresa Womack ASC/Physician Offices: Linda Roach

4:00 pm

Adjourn...Enjoy Greensboro

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

“Unwelcome Guest-Insect Invaders” Michael Waldvogel, PhD

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Announcements/Wrap Up

Monday Night 6:30 pm– 9:00 pm



APIC-NC Fall Conference ‘12 Wednesday, September 226th 8:00 am-8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30am –8:45 am

Welcome and Announcements Jayne Lee President-elect, APIC-NC

8:45 am-9:45 am

“Clostridium difficile in 2012 and Beyond” Deverick Anderson, MD

9:45 am-10:00 am


10:00 am-11:00 am

“Staphylococcus aureus, Colonization and HAIs: The Fault Maybe in Ourselves” Tim Lane, MD

11:00 am-12:15 pm

“Its Not Easy Being Green: Re-Purposing Your Life” (Back by Popular Demand) Laura Hamilton

12:15pm– 12:30 pm

Evaluations Closing Remarks

Don’t forget to give us your feedback by completing and turning in your evaluations! Thank you

Faculty Members .…….APIC-NC Fall Conference ‘12 William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Director of Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology UNC-CH School of Medicine Director, Hospital Epidemiology, Safety and Occupational Health UNC Health Care System Chapel Hill, NC Paul Kamitsuka, MD Clinical Associate Professor UNC School of Medicine Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease Wilmington, NC Sandy Garcia, BSN, MBA Black Belt Lead Consultant CSR Joint Commission Resources Laura Hamilton, CSPL Laura Hamilton Seminars Winston-Salem, NC

Karen Hoffmann, RN, MSN, CIC, Infection Prevention Specialist Survey and Certification Group CMS/OCSQ Gretchen Arnoczy MD FirstHealth Infectious Diseases Pinehurst, NC Lou Ann Maes, MD., MS Medical Director Bio-Medical Services Mid-Atlantic Region American Red Cross Norfolk, VA Sharon McNamara, MS, RN, CNOR PI Specialist NC Quality Center Cary, NC Patsy Davis, BA, RN, CNOR Education Resource Specialist Educational Services Wake Med, Raleigh, NC

Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine Associate Hospital Epidemiologist Duke University Medical Center Associate Medical Director Duke Infection Control Outreach Network Durham, NC Timothy Lane, MD Professor of Medicine UNC-Chapel Hill Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease Cone Health Medical Consultant-Infection Prevention, Cone Health Greensboro, NC Michael Valdvogel, PhD Entomology North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC

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