Primary Infection Prevention One-Day Course: Prevention for All Health Care Settings

Thursday, March 30, 2023
The registration period has closed for this event.

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Attendees must be capable of wearing well-fitted, hospital-grade, multilayer procedural masks. Fabric masks, gaiters, vented masks, face shields and bandanas are not allowed. Appropriate masks will be provided at entrances. Fabric masks over surgical masks and nonvented N95/KN95 masks may be allowed.


BEFORE REGISTERING: This is the Primary Infection Prevention One-Day Course: Prevention for All Health Care Settings. By registering for this you are attending only day one of a two-day course. If you would like to register for one of the two-day conferences, please click the appropriate one below:

Primary Infection Prevention Track One: Prevention for All Health Care Settings, Acute Care Hospital, Ambulatory Care & Surgical Centers 

Primary Infection Prevention Track Two: Prevention for All Health Care Settings and Long-Term Care and Assisted Living Facilities



Value: $300.00 Cost: $150 or $195 with the purchase of a non-refundable booklet. If you choose not to purchase a booklet, the handouts will be available in the 'Course Materials' section of this registration page.


We welcome all nurses and any other healthcare providers interested in learning more about the core components of infection prevention and control in healthcare settings.


The Nebraska Infection Control Network (NICN) Primary Infection Prevention course offers a combination of lectures, discussions, and educational activities on the prevention and control of infections in various health care settings.


Program Objectives:

  • Choose at least one new infection control method to integrate into practice
  • Discuss ways to prevent and stop the transmission of infection


In order to receive continuing education hours for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements:

  • Attendance at the entire activity
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form


Please see the agenda in the 'Course Materials' section of this page.



All content provided here is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for individualized professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Nothing contained herein establishes or shall be used to establish a standard of care.

Continuing Education

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational contact hours to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.


Nurses: 7.75 contact hours awarded. Midwest Multistate Division Provider Approval #NE1025-1. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Education Credit: 7.75 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.


Financial Relationships with an Ineligible Company: No relevant financial relationships were identified for planners or presenters.


This activity is being jointly provided by Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development and The Nebraska Infection Control Network (NICN).


Methodist Women’s Medical Office Building (MOB), 2nd Floor, Picotte Room
717 North 190th Plaza
Omaha, NE 68022


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Dr. Richard Hankins, Nebraska Medicine, Assistant Professor


Kristi Felix, MSN, RN, CRRN, CIC, FAPIC, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals, Infection Prevention Supervisor


Elizabeth Beam PhD, RN, Assistant Professor with University of Nebraska Medical Center


Josette McConville, BSG, RN, CIC, Nebraska ICAP/Nebraska Medicine, Infection Preventionist


Candice Kennedy, MSN, BSN, AND, Nebraska ICAP/Nebraska Medicine, Professional Development Specialist


Kate Tyner, BSN, RN, CIC, Nebraska Medicine, Nebraska ICAP, Infection Prevention Supervisor


Andy Sass, BSN, RN, Nebraska Methodist Health System, Service Leader of Epidemiology


Dr. Rick Starlin, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Assistant Professor


Dr. Ishrat Kamal-Ahmed Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services


Jessica Linder, MLT(ASCP), Lexington Regional Health Center, Infection Control Coordinator


Helen Giambrone, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Disease Investigator with Douglas County Health Department

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