Infection Prevention Symposium

Infection Prevention Symposium

October 23, 2019

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple • Temple, Texas

This program will highlight current issues, practices and guidelines for preventing and managing community and healthcare associated infections.

Any licensed nurse, infection preventionist, advanced practice professional, or public health official who provides direct patient care, is responsible for patient care in an acute care or ambulatory care setting, or coordinates care between health officials and hospital staff is encouraged to attend.

Program Agenda

Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

  • 8 a.m.

    Sign in, Light Breakfast

  • 8:15 a.m.

    Welcome, CE Information

  • 8:30 a.m.

    An Update on Antibiotic Stewardship

    Kristi Kuper, PharmD, BCPS

  • 9:30 a.m.

    Integrated Medical Device Hygiene & Infection Prevention

    Hudson Garrett Jr., PhD, MSN, MPH, FNP-BC, AS-BC, IP-BC, VA-BC, FACDONA, FAAPM, FNAP

  • 10:30 a.m.


    M. Jones & D. Barrios

  • 10:45 a.m.

    Drug Diversion Related to Infection Prevention

    Kim New, JD, BSN, RN

  • 11:45 a.m.


  • 12:30 p.m.


    Lisa Y. Armitage, MD, PhD, FACP, FAAP, FIDSA

  • 1:30 p.m.

    Emergency Management related to Infection Prevention

    Nick Sloan, MBA, CEM, CBCP

  • 2:30 p.m.


  • 2:45 p.m.

    Hepatitis C Eradication in the US

    Dawn Sears, MD, FACG

  • 3:45 p.m.

    Wrap-up, CNE Evaluation

  • 4 p.m.


Accreditation and Credit Designation

Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple

The symposium will held at the Mayborn Auditorium, Medical Education Building on the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple campus.

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2401 S. 31st St.
Temple, TX 76508


BSWH Employees


APIC Heart of Texas Chapter Members


General Tuition


Advance registration is requested by October 20, 2019.


A block of sleeping rooms have been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn Temple. A special guest room rate has been granted for attendees of this meeting.

To make reservations at this rate, call the hotel directly at 254.773.0200 and use group code IP2018 or book online.

Baylor Scott & White Health employees must follow the reservation and lodging guidelines outlined in the Travel and Business Expense Policy.

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