News & Events
NJDSS 2012 Infectious Disease Summit
The 2012 NJDHSS Infectious Disease Summit was held on Tuesday, June 26th at the Pines Manor in Edison New Jersey. 290 public health and health care professionals were in attendance. Injection safety was among the many topics presented.
Rutgers University is working to create an on-line module. This module will be posted to the New Jersey Learning Management Network for those who were unable to attend the conference.
New Jersey One & Only Campaign PSA posted on You Tube
The New Jersey "One & Only Campaign" unveiled its public service announcement at the NJDHSS 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
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'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.
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.