New Jersey

News & Events

Safe Injection Ambassador Program

New Jersey's third Safe Injection Ambassador Program was held on February 25, 2015 at the PSE&G Training Center in Edison. Healthcare professionals from various disciplines were recruited to attend this day long training session to help spread the safe injection message. Congratulations to our new Ambassadors! As of March 2015, 56 Ambassadors have reached more than 1100 healthcare professionals with 78 presentations and in-services. Click here to see photos.

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.

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

Guest Lecture Given at Nurse Anesthetist School

New Jersey's safe injection practices team joined the New Jersey Association of Nurse Anesthetists to present a lecture to the in-coming class at the Lourdes Health System Nurse Anesthesia Program.  Recommended injection and medication practices were discussed and common injection safety breaches were highlighted. For more information click here.

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.