Florida Professionals in Infection Control 

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Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, FAPIC

Andrea Leapley, MPH

Regional Epidemiologist & Laboratory Liaison
Bureau of Epidemiology

Sandra Myers, DNP, ARNP, CCNS, CNS-CP, CPHQ, CNOR, CSSM

Executive Director of Quality and Outcomes
Baptist Health System Endoscopy and Sterile Processing Team Leader

Mitch Gesinger, MSN, RN, CJCP
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Vizient Accreditation Advisor

Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN
Partner at Diversion Specialist

Vincent Hsu, MD, MPH
Executive Director/Hospital Epidemiologist

Complete faculty coming soon!

44rd Annual Educational Conference
New Horizons in Infection Prevention

September 11-13th, 2019
The Westin Tampa Waterside
725 S Harbour Island Blvd
Tampa, Florida 
The theme for the 2019 program is New Horizons in Infection Prevention. The conference will focus on where the field of infection prevention is headed and associated topics to equip IPs for the road ahead. The program will offer 15 CEUs total!

To start us off with what’s on the horizon, the keynote will be given by national expert and renowned speaker, Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, FAPIC.
Conference Handouts- Day 1
Conference Handouts- Day 2
Conference Handouts- Day 3

Conference Fee Schedule

Full Conference - Member*
     Advanced Registration**              $300
     Regular Registration                    $350

Full Conference - Non-Member

     Advanced Registration**              $345
     Regular Registration                    $395

Two Day Attendance
   Member*                                        $250
   Non-Member                                   $280

One Day Attendance
 Member*                                       $125
 Non-Member                                  $140



* Must be a member by June 1st to receive membership discount
** Must register for conference by August 10 to receive advanced registration discount

REGISTER NOW- Online Registration form at bottom this page!
2018 Conference Program
(includes agenda)
Click Here!
  HOT TOPICS
  • Hepatitis A Outbreak 
  • Joint Commission- What are they searching for?
  • Diagnostic Stewardship
  • Bending the IP Rules without Breaking our Principle
  • Infection Control Implications of Drug Diversion 
  • SSI Updates 
  • Hot Topics in the OR and SPD
  • Construction hot topics 

Complete agenda coming soon!

Hotel Information 

The Westin Tampa Waterside 
725 South Harbour Island Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 229-5000

Special Conference Rate:
$149 plus tax/night (single)

No self-parking available
Valet $10/day 

Make your hotel reservation now!

   Book before  
AugustT 12, 2019

CLICK HERE TO BOOK!
Full Conference Agenda 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
8:25 AM

8:30 AM


9:30 AM


10:30 AM

11:00 PM

12:00 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

5:00 PM
Welcome

Future of Infection Prevention 


Point of Use Care 


BREAK

Florida Hepatitis A Outbreak 

FPIC MEMBERSHIP LUNCH BUSINESS MEETING 

​Ultrasound Probe Reprocessing 

​Infection Control Implications of Drug Diversion 

Florida Hospital Association Update 

WELCOME RECEPTION
Chaz Rhone, MPH, CIC

Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, FAPIC


Sandra Myers, DNP, APRN, CCNS, CNS-CP, CPHQ, CNOR, CSSM



Andrea Leapley, MPH



Robert Garcia, BS, MT (ASCP, ASM), FAPIC, CIC

Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN

Cheryl Love, RN, BSN, BS-HCA, MBA, LHRM, CPHRM 



Thursday, September 12, 2019
8:00 AM

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

11:30

12:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM


Joint Commission- What are they searching for?

Diagnostic Stewardship

BREAK

Bending the IP Rules without Breaking our Principle 

Florida Department of Health Update

EXHIBIT FAIR/LUNCH 

​​Construction in Healthcare

Quick Diagnostics 


Mitch Gesinger, MSN, RN, CJCP

Dr. Vincent Hsu, MD, MPH



Jim Gauthier, MLT, CIC

Nychie Dotson, MPH, CIC, CPHQ, FAPIC



Andrew Streifel , MPH, REHS

Maureen Spencer, M.Ed, BSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC 
Friday, September 13, 2019
8:00 AM

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

10:30 AM


11:00 AM


12:00 PM

Preparing a submission for Journal Publication

Ebola Update 

BREAK

Legislative Update 


​Tuberculosis: Diagnostic Technology and Deescalation of Airborne Isolation Precautions


ADJOURN/PICK UP CE CERTIFICATES


Jonathan Teter, MS, CIC

Bryan E. Christensen, PhD, MEPC, CDR, USPHS



Barbara Russell, RN, MPH, CIC, FAPIC


David Ashkin, MD, FCCP



2019 Annual Conference 
September 11th-13th

2019 Conference Committee
  1. Seminar Chair
    Seminar Chair
    Nychie Dotson MPH, CIC, CPHQ
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    Seminar Co-Chair
    Chaz M. Rhone MPH, CIC
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    Registration Coordinator
    Patricia Tomasini MPH, LPN, CPhT, RPhT
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  4. Speaker Coordinator
    Kelly Sheehan BSN, RN
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    Seminar Co-Chair
    Stephanie Carraway MPH, CIC
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The 2019 FPIC conference will be held September 11th, 12th, and 13th at a wonderful location.  This year's conference will be held in Tampa, Florida at The Westin Tampa Waterside.  Please see link below for more details on the hotel.   

http://www.westintampawaterside.com/

To register for this year's conference please fill out the conference form below!  We look forward to seeing you in September. 
If you are paying by check, please mail all checks payable to FPIC to:
Patricia Tomasini- FPIC Registration Chair 
18306 Dajana Ave
Land O'Lakes, FL 34638
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