Leadership Series: Employing Leadership and Team-Building Skills to Improve Outcomes
Recorded On: 10/12/2023
Participants will learn concrete methods and skills for structuring teams and facilitating the use of tools to enhance team cohesion, efficiency, and outcomes. Furthermore, this interactive learning session offers participants an overview of differing leaderships models and how they may be leveraged to achieve infection prevention program goals, such as reducing device-associated HAIs. The information shared in this session is applicable to infection preventionists working in any healthcare setting or population.
Kimberly Cahill MBA, BSN, RN
Operations Manager for Infection Prevention and Control and Healthcare Safety Consulting
Ms. Kim Cahill possesses over 37 years of registered nursing experience in various healthcare settings including, acute and long-term care, acute psychiatry, hospice care and community education, intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) medical education and consulting, healthcare quality improvement, and patient safety. She has worked on national healthcare quality improvement initiatives in cooperation with providers across all care settings to achieve goals established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as aligned with the National Healthcare Quality Strategy. She currently serves as the Operations Manager for Infection Prevention and Control and Healthcare Safety Consulting at ECRI.
Dr. Ericka Kalp PhD, MPH, CIC, FAPIC
Director of Infection Prevention and Control and Consulting
Dr. Ericka Kalp has more than 20 years of experience in epidemiology and infection prevention and control across acute care, long-term care, ambulatory care, and specialty clinic segments. She is currently the Director of Infection Prevention and Control and Consulting at ECRI. Dr. Kalp also serves as an Associate Clinical Professor and is Co-Director of the Dornsife School of Public Health (DSPH) Infection Prevention and Control academic programs.