The World Health Organization and Health and Human Services have declared monkeypox as a Public Health Emergency. While case numbers are low in comparison to other illnesses, now is the time to understand how this virus can impact the delivery of care in both medical and dental practices. This session will review the fundamentals of this infection including signs and symptoms and modes of transmission. While healthcare transmission is highly unlikely early identification and implementation of basic infection controls measures are both needed to protect workers and other patients in the practice.
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Lecturer – Karen Gregory, RN has over 20 years of experience working in the outpatient environment, both at the front line delivering patient care and in the management arena. She is passionate about both employee and patient safety and takes every possible opportunity to improve the quality of healthcare for all involved. Karen is currently the Director of Compliance and Education for Total Medical Compliance where she develops compliance materials in addition to training consultants, as well as clients. She is a frequent speaker for professional organizations and at conferences nationwide on OSHA, HIPAA, and Infection Control. Karen has been selected as a Hu-Friedy Key Opinion Leader, is on the Editorial Review Board for the OSAP publication Infection Control in Practice, and serves on the Board of Directors for OSAP.