Mary McGoldrick, MS, RN, CRNI®
Mary McGoldrick, has been a pioneer in the field of infection prevention and control in home care and hospice for over 25 years, with seminal works published on infection prevention and control for the home health and hospice industries. Mary began her home care career more than 40 years ago as a home health aide, and since that time has served in a myriad of home care clinical, management, and executive-level positions, including a hospice volunteer. Additionally, she served as a home care and hospice surveyor for The Joint Commission for 12 years, and as a subject matter expert on infection prevention and control in home care to the CDC-HICPAC, APIC, and others. Mary is an author of more than 125 articles and several books, chapters, and manuals on topics related to infection prevention and control in home care and hospice, including the Home Care Infection Prevention and Control Program and the first and second editions of the APIC book on Infection Control in Home Care and Hospice.
Revamp Your Infection Control and Emergency Response Policies
Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 2:05 p.m.- 2:35 p.m.
COVID-19 has taught agencies the importance of having solid infection control and emergency response policies in place to protect staff and patients and avoid survey citations. This session will cover how agencies need to ensure their policies are in line with recommendations from the CDC and others to avoid liability and survey citations.
Q&A Session/Speaker Panel
Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 4:05 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.