About this Program

This presentation focuses on 5 things you need to know about infections and infection prevention and much more. This presentation was live on Monday, July 12, 2021 and was followed by Q & A. 

Whether you are just starting as an independent patient advocate or using skills as a family caregiver, this information can be lifesaving.

About Maryanne McGuckin, Dr. ScEd., FSHEA

Dr. McGuckin spent 35 years as a staff and faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania before founding McGuckin Methods International and becoming company president. 

She created Partners in Your Care, a hand hygiene program which combines monitoring and patient empowerment, and is used in several hundred hospitals. She is highly regarded in the medical field and has been a featured speaker at medical seminars and scientific meetings held by organizations such as the CDC, Joint Commission, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

Her work has appeared in the American Journal of Infection Control; the American Journal of Medical Technology, the Journal of the American Medical Association, The New England Journal of Medicine; Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology; The American Journal of Infection Control The American Journal of Surgery; the Journal of Urology, and The New York Academy of Sciences. Dr. McGuckin is an expert source for national print and broadcast media including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Dateline, 60 Minutes, and MSNBC.





This course was originally live and available through Pulse People for Patient Safety (PPS) on July 12, 2021.

People for Patient Safety are members of the health care workforce (current or retired), patient advocates, people who care for others as caregivers, and all community members who have experience with the health care system who want to help empower patients and their families to navigate the healthcare system for safe, quality care.

We welcome guest speakers and participation from people to share experiences and knowledge about safe medical treatment. PPS is not about your health, it's about your health care which is the journey to better health outcomes.

Learn more at www.PulsePPS.org


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Infection Prevention, Beyond Handwashing

With Maryanne McGuckin, Dr. ScEd., FSHEA

This 45- Minute presentation focuses on 5 things you need to know about infections and infection prevention and will be followed a discussion with the participants at the live program. Whether you are just starting as an independent patient advocate or using skills as a family caregiver, this information can be lifesaving.

 

Dr. Maryanne McGuckin shares her many years as an expert in infection prevention. She has served on task forces for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. She has published more than 100 peer-reviewed abstracts, journal articles, and scientific conference lectures.