Certification Opportunities: The Intersection Between Quality and Infection Prevention And Control
Recorded On: 11/01/2023
Sheranda Fesler PhD, RN, RNC-NIC, NE-BC, CPHQ, CPPS Chair, Healthcare Quality Certification Commission (HQCC) Chris Olson, MBA, M(ASCP), CIC, LTC-CIP, CPHQ Former Member of CBIC Board of Directors Steven J. Schweon RN, MPH, MSN, CIC, LTC-CIP, CPHQ, FSHEA, FAPIC Member of CBIC Board of Directors
Join the Certification Board of Infection Control & Epidemiology (CBIC) and the National Association of Health Quality (NAHQ) for a joint webinar. CBIC Executive Director Jessica Dangles, MBA, MS, PMP and NAHQ’s Director of Certification, Frank Perna, CAE, ICE-CCP will moderate a panel discussion led by CBIC and NAHQ leaders.
Continuing Education (CE) Credit:
- In support of improving patient care, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) 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.
- The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) designates this activity for 0 nursing contact hours. (not always applicable as not all webinars are eligible).
- To get CE credit for a webinar, you must attend the program in its entirety and complete an on-line evaluation of it. Your feedback is not only required by our accrediting body, but it is vital to development of future programming that best meets learners' needs. We read every word you write.
Steven J. Schweon, RN, MPH, MSN, CIC, FSHEA, FAPIC
Steven J. Schweon RN, MPH, MSN, CIC, CPHQ, FSHEA, FAPIC is a seasoned, board certified Infection Preventionist. He first became interested with infectious diseases while serving as an Army medic in South Korea, where he supervised a microbiology department that specialized in sexually transmitted diseases. He later worked on the high technology isolation ward at Ft. Detrick, Maryland, home of “The Hot Zone.” Prior to becoming an infection preventionist, he had 14 years of experience, and achieved certification, in critical care and behavioral health nursing. Steve was also a long-term care “orderly” prior to attending nursing school.
Steve has been an infection preventionist since 1995, achieving continual board infection control certification since 1997. Clinical experiences include the acute care and Long-Term Care settings.
Chris Olson, MBA, M(ASCP), CIC, LTC-CIP, CPHQ
Program Manager, Infection Prevention and Control
UCHealth - Highlands Ranch Hospital
Chris Olson, MBA, M(ASCP)CM, CIC, LTC-CIP, CPHQ is a former member of the CBIC board of directors and served as CBIC’s Treasurer. Chris is the Program Manager, Infection Prevention and Control UCHealth - Highlands Ranch Hospital in Colorado with 17 years of healthcare experience. He has his associate degree in medical laboratory Technology from Arapahoe Community College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Willamette University and a MBA in Healthcare Administration from the University of Colorado Denver. He worked in the clinical lab for 12 years with 7 of those years in Microbiology prior to transitioning into Infection Control.
Sheranda Fesler PhD, RN, RNC-NIC, NE-BC, CPHQ, CPPS, FNAHQ
Vice President of Quality and Safety
HCA Houston Healthcare
Sheranda Fesler PhD, RN, RNC-NIC, NE-BC, CPHQ, CPPS, FNAHQ is the Vice President of Quality and Safety at HCA Houston Healthcare. Sheranda is a quality and safety nurse leader and mentor with a passion for advancing clinical practice, improving quality and safety outcomes, and promoting healthy work environments conducive to the delivery of high quality and safe competent patient care. Highly skilled in quality and safety and process improvement, nursing education, research and evidence-based practice, and team-building/mentoring.