Leadership Series: Happily Ever Infection Preventionist
Recorded On: 09/21/2023
In this session we will discuss the growing field of infection prevention and provide an outlook on the benefits of training, certification, and professional development. Additionally, we will offer strategies to sustain impactful IP teams and create employee satisfaction through understanding the benefits of generational psychology. As we forecast the future of our field, a career ladder that encompasses opportunities for leadership and advancement is key to driving excellence among IPs. Learnings from this presentation will inspire IPs and leaders to adapt and evolve in their roles while fostering a thriving and satisfying lifelong profession.
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Saba Rezaeian is a certified Infection Preventionist with a background in Clinical Microbiology. She has a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Science. Saba’s interests are preventing surgical site infections and device associated infections in oncology patients.
Advocate Children’s Hospital
Mitali Shah is a certified Infection Preventionist with a background in public health epidemiology. She has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sustainability and a Master in Public Health. Mitali works with the pediatric population and is interested in preventing hospital acquired infections in neonates.