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Webinar: How Healthcare Organizations Can Use UVC Light to Increase Patient Safety and HCAHPS Scores

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This month’s live Zoom webinar features infection control expert Taylor Cottano, who discusses UVC light technology, how it works, and how your organization can enhance HCAHPS scores through its implementation.


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OVERVIEW

Ultraviolent light (UVC) is a method of disinfection that can help augment the current infection prevention program within your organization. This type of light, also known as a “germicidal” lamp, has the ability to reduce the spread of dangerous bacteria and superbugs.

Improving your infection prevention strategies is an important component in making your patients feel safe in your care. Infection control expert Taylor Cottano discusses UVC light technology, how it works, and how your organization can enhance HCAHPS scores through its implementation.


WEBINAR OBJECTIVES

  • Discuss what UVC lights are and how they work.
  • Understand how UVC light disinfection works.
  • Identify the limitations and risks of using UVC light.
  • Understand how to implement UVC light into the infection prevention program.
  • Learn how to use UVC light as a driver to increase HCAHPS scores.

AGENDA

10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. Speaker Introduction, Objectives & Disclosures
10:05 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. How UVC Lights Effectively Disinfect
10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Limitations and Risks of Using UVC Lights
10:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. How to incorporate UVC into the Infection Prevention Program
10:45 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. How UVC lights Can Help Improve HCAHPS Scores
10:55 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Q&A

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Participants will receive 1.0 nursing contact hours by the Louisiana Hospital Association for complete attendance of the program. The Louisiana Hospital Association is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing – CE Provider #39.


Webinar Host

Webinar: How Healthcare Organizations Can Use UVC Light to Increase Patient Safety and HCAHPS Scores
Taylor Cottano, RN, BSN, CIC
Founder & CEO, Southern EVALS
Taylor Cottano is one of the top regulatory compliance clinical consultants in Louisiana. He was recently recognized by the IFAH as One of the Top 100 Healthcare Leaders in the Nation. He is one of 24 Certified Infection Preventionists in Louisiana, one of 1,000 in the entire United States, and 1 of just over 5,000 in the entire world.

Mr. Cottano has both a bachelor’s degree in biology and nursing both earned from Louisiana College. Mr. Cottano has previous experience as a front-line nurse specializing in critical care in both medical and surgical intensive care settings.


ACCOMMODATIONS

Please contact LHA Trust Funds if you have a disability that may require special accommodations for this educational opportunity. LHA Trust Funds is committed to ensuring full accessibility for all registrants.


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Details

Date:
August 11
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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