Florida Professionals in Infection Control 

Faculty Preview

44rd Annual Educational Conference
TBD

  
Charles E. Edmiston Jr., PhD., CIC, FIDSA, FSHEA, FAPIC
Emeritus Professor of surgery/Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin

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!

September 11-13th, 2019
The Westin Tampa Waterside
725 S Harbour Island Blvd
Tampa, Florida 
The theme for the 2019 program will is still TBD.  
To start us off with what’s new in infection prevention, the keynote will be given by national expert and renowned speaker, Charles E. Edmiston Jr., PhD., CIC, FIDSA, FSHEA, FAPIC- Emeritus Professor of Surgery/Department of Surgery at Medical College of Wisconsin.
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 

  
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

Moving Beyond SCIP: Making an Evidence-Based Argument to Reduce the Risk of
Surgical Site Infections




BREAK

Hepatitis A Outbreak 

FPIC MEMBERSHIP LUNCH BUSINESS MEETING 

​TBD

​Infection Control Implications of Drug Diversion 

FHA Update 

WELCOME RECEPTION
Chaz Rhone, MPH, CIC

Dr. Charles Edmonson, PhD, SM(ASCP), CIC


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



Andrea Leapley, MPH



TBD

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 

FDOH

EXHIBIT FAIR/LUNCH 

​​Construction 

Fast Diagnostics for Bloodstream Infections and the Role of the IP and Sepsis


Mitch Gesinger, MSN, RN, CJCP

Dr. Vincent Hsu, MD, MPH



Jim Gauthier, MLT, CIC

Nychie Dotson, MPH, CIC, CPHQ



Andrew Streifel 

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

8:30 AM

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

11:00 PM

12:00 PM

Preparing a submission for journal publication

Ebola Updates- Now What?

Legislative / Regulatory Update

BREAK

Legislative Update 

​TB Updates

ADJOURN/PICK UP CE CERTIFICATES


Jonathan Teter, MS, CIC

Dr. Raczniak

Barbara Russell, RN, BHSA, MPH, CIC, FAPIC



Barbara Russell, RN, MPH, CIC, FAPIC

Dr. Ashkin



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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    Vendor Coordinator
    John P. Delano MPH, CIC
    [email protected]
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    Seminar Co-Chair
    Stephanie Carraway MPH, CIC
    [email protected]
The 2018 FPIC conference will be held September 12th, 13th, and 14th at a wonderful new 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:
Emily Leathers- FPIC Registration Chair 
1205 Newfound Harbor Drive
Merritt Island FL 32952
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