Date & Time
Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
139 What's Next: Future Infection Prevention and Control Challenges

Infection prevention and control are important parts of correctional health care. Promoting prevention, recognizing potential infections prior to incarceration, and control of diseases is our goal. History teaches that looking at the past can help plan how to accomplish this for our future. Challenges include staffing, technology, education, training, communication, collaboration, and cooperation -- all of which are critical to decrease disease burden.

Educational Objectives
  • Describe limitations of past infection control programs
  • State the importance of standards, communication, collaboration, and cooperation in infection prevention
  • Explore present and future challenges of infection prevention and control programs

Level: Intermediate