Join us as we explore and examine the best practices, ideas, and topics pertaining to the prevention of Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs). The symposium will create a forum to share ideas and collaborate in new ways that will result in better patient outcomes. This program is hosted by IU Health and Circle of Care.
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We will be offering both Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Education Units for the following disciples:
- Perioperative Clinical Educator
- OR Nurses/Managers/Directors
- Surgical Technologists
- Surgical Assistants
- Sterile Processing Technicians
- Sterile Processing Managers/Directors
- Infection Control Practitioners
- Hospital Administrators
The IU health Perioperative Symposium: A Collaborative Approach to Reducing HAIs has been approved for the following continuing education credits:
8.25 AORN, APIC
7.5 AST (pending approval)
Why should I attend:Circle of Care (CoC) is determined to explore and examine the best practices, ideas, and topics pertaining to the prevention of Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs). It is our mission to heighten awareness through actively hosting collaborative educational conferences on a regional and local level with industry organizations such as IAHCSMM, AORN, APIC, and AST. Our programs act as a forum for healthcare workers from various disciplines to share ideas and collaborate in new ways that will result in better patient outcomes. We share a vision with our industry partners to improve team-based care, health care system performance and overall patient care by closing the gap in health care delivery and translating the best science and knowledge into effective professional training & development. As a result of this program, health systems will benefit better care and system performance by narrowing the gaps in health care delivery and translating the best science and knowledge into effective professional training & development.
What will I gain from attending this perioperative interprofessional symposium?1. Hear expert advice from industry leaders (including the FDA and CDC)!
2. Cultivate interprofessional collaboration and communication to improve healthcare delivery, quality and safety.
3. Collaborate and share your professional expertise with other members of the perioperative team to appropriately assess and address the healthcare needs of the patient.
4. Network with industry partners to discover cutting edge products and services.
5. Earn more than just continuing education credits.
$75 – Physicians
$45 – Allied Health
$65 – IP/RN/Managers
Breakfast/refreshments and lunch included.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Indiana University School of Medicine, IU Health and Circle of Care. Indiana University School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) policy ensures that those who have influenced the content of a CE activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that IUSM may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. All educational programs sponsored by Indiana University School of Medicine must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. *Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.