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Infection Control Training Course

To enroll in the program, review the information below and then click the link at the bottom of the page.

Target audience

This program was developed for physicians, nurses and all other licensed health professionals in both the clinical and community setting who are included in the New York state mandate. 

Educational goal

This course will provide the information and documentation needed to fulfill licensure requirements as mandated by New York State Departments of Health and Education.

Learning objectives

After participating in this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe their professional responsibility of adhering to scientifically accepted infection prevention/control measures and consequence for non-adherence (professional misconduct)
  2. Summarize pathogen transmission in various healthcare settings and methods to prevent/control transmission of pathogens that decrease the risk of infection
  3. Recognize, manage, and report suspected/confirmed infectious disease event and/or outbreaks, including events related to biological agents
  4. Use resource links for infection prevention/control information, including practices for special settings

Accreditation and credit designation

Accreditation

Northwell Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit designation

Northwell Health designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category I credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

ABIM MOC part 2 points

Successful completion of this Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity enables the participant to earn up to 3.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to the ACCME.

ABP MOC part 2 points

Successful Completion of the CME activity, which includes participation in the activity with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 3.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

ABA MOCA 2.0 credit

Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® and MOCA® are registered certification marks of the American Board of Anesthesiology®.

Method of physician participation

To receive credit, the participant must:

  1. Review the entire educational activity
  2. Answer at least 80% of the post-test questions correctly
  3. Complete a program evaluation
  4. Download, print and save certificate of completion

Estimated time to complete activity: 3 hours

Faculty and planners

Prinicipal faculty and planners

Bruce Farber, MD, FACP - CME Course Director
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Professor of Medicine
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Donna Armellino, RN, DNP, CIC - CME Course Co-Director
Vice President, Infection Prevention
Northwell Health

Mary Ellen Schilling, RN, MBA, CIC
Director - Infection Prevention
Northwell Health

Jeanine Woltmann, RN, BS, CIC
Program Director, Infection Prevention
Syosset Hospital
MOC reviewers

Seymour Huberfeld, MD (ABIM)
Department of Medicine (Pulmonology/Critical Care Medicine)
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Lorry Rubin, MD (ABP)
Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Cohen Children’s Medical Center
Professor of Pediatrics
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Steven Herling, DO (ABA)
Chairman, PST Pillar, Northwell Health
Medical Director, Presurgical Testing
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
North Shore University Hospital
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Project Planner and Coordinator

Mary B. Strong, M.A.
Assistant Vice President, Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Office of Academic Affairs
Northwell Health
 

Project developers and managers

DxR Development Group, Inc.
1840 Innovation Drive, Suite 112
Carbondale, IL 62903

Technical requirements

Hardware/software requirements 

This product has been verified to be compatible with the latest stable versions following browsers: 

  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Edge
  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Safari on iPad 

Only stable versions of these browsers are supported. Release candidates (RC), beta, and alpha versions are not supported.

Later stable versions of these browsers may work but were not available for testing at product release.

Security statement

Payments are transmitted using an SSL-encrypted site.

Technical support

DxR Development Group, Inc.
(800) 453-8040 or (618) 453-1140
Between 9am and 5pm Central Time
Fax: (618) 453-5309
Email: [email protected]

Policies

Disclosure policy 

Northwell Health adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including faculty, planners, reviewers or others are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All relevant conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the commencement of the activity.

The following is a summary of disclosures pertaining to this activity:

Faculty

  • Bruce Farber, MD has nothing to disclose
  • Donna Armellino RN, BS, MPA, CIC, has nothing to disclose
  • Mary Ellen Schilling, RN, MBA, CIC, has nothing to disclose
  • Jeanine Woltmann, RN, BS, CIC, has nothing to disclose

MOC reviewers

  • Seymour Huberfeld, MD (ABIM), has nothing to disclose
  • Lorry Rubin, MD (ABP) has nothing to disclose

Planner and Manager

  • Mary B. Strong, MA has nothing to disclose

Refund policy

It is the policy of Northwell Health’s Office of Continuing Medical Education to issue a full refund to any users who encounter technical difficulty in the use of the program that cannot be resolved by the program’s support desk and that prevents the user from completing the program and earning their certificate of completion. This refund offering is available for up to 30 days after purchase. Refunds are not available after 30 days. See "Technical support" above for contact information. 

Policy on privacy and confidentiality

General information collection

The only personal information we collect through the website is the information you voluntarily provide. The only other type of information we collect is your current IP address. This IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer when you access the Internet. It is necessary to allow communication with other computers throughout the Internet. This information is entered, in aggregate, into a log, which helps us track usage on our site.

Limitations on disclosures

Northwell Health will not release your name, address, telephone number, credit card number or e-mail address to any third party without your consent, except when required by law or court order. If you provide information through a co-branded section of the website (provided by Northwell and a third party), you are consenting to sharing your information with that third party and may be subject to that party’s privacy policy.

Program released:  March 6, 2013
Program reviewed:  July 17, 2017

Program expiration:   July 31, 2020

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