New Jersey

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Protect your Patients, Protect your Practice

Preventing Disease Transmission in Outpatient Oncology Settings: New Jersey’s safe injection practices team partnered with Princeton Insurance to provide an important patient-safety program for a large state-wide oncology care network. The program was for physicians, nurses and oncology staff, to learn how to keep their patients safe from healthcare associated infections. Specific infection control issues associated with oncology settings were addressed.

Renal Conference

Dr. Barbara Montana presented “Injection Safety: Outbreaks and Incidents to Close to Home” to renal dialysis providers at the Pine’s Manor in Edison New Jersey on October 3, 2013. 480 staff members from various facilities across the state were in attendance to learn injection safety, outbreak prevention and infection control measure relating to hemodialysis.

NJDHSS Hosts Risk Assessment Survey Training

On January 31, 2012, NJDHSS and the Cape May County Health Department co-sponsored a daylong training for infection preventionists, nurses and public health epidemiologists, “Conducting Infection Control Risk Assessment Surveys in Ambulatory Care Settings”.  The purpose of this program was to provide participants with the basic knowledge, skills, and tools to conduct an infection control risk assessment in an ambulatory care setting.  Guest speaker, Jennifer Horner, MSN, MPH, CIC.

New Jersey One & Only Campaign PSA posted on You Tube

The New Jersey "One & Only Campaign" unveiled its public service announcement at the NJDOH Injection Safety Conference held at the Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point.   The New Jersey team created a fun and informative PSA that features members of our advisory board.

Click here to see New Jersey’s PSA

New Jersey's Safe Injection Practices Team

The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services has launched a campaign aimed at assuring safe injection practices in all healthcare settings. See the press release.

State Injection Safety Resources

New Jersey Infection Control Guidance on Glucometers

Barbara Montana, MD, MPH, FACP, Communicable Disease Medical Director, provides guidance for healthcare providers regarding use of glucometers. Please click here to see the document.