Tuesday, October 19

Time Session(s)
9am CDT Welcome to the Virtual Symposium and Keynote Presentation
Dr. Dennis Weissman, NIOSH, Manager of the NORA Healthcare Industry Sector
11am CDT

Reducing Healthcare Workers’ Hazardous
Drugs Exposure: Issues and Challenges
Marty Polovich, PhD, RN, AOCN, Associate Director, Clinical Practice, Duke Oncology Network

Joint Commission Update
Susan B. McLaughlin, MBA, FASHE, CHFM, CHSP, MT(ASCP) SC Managing Director, MSL Healthcare Consulting, Inc.

1pm CDT Sharps Safety Devices and Processes: A Quick Review
Raylene Ballard, ECRI
3pm CDT Active Shooter/Workplace Violence
Joseph Bellino, CHPA, HEM, System Executive, Security, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System and Bryan Warren, Director, Carolinas HealthCare System Corporate Security

Wednesday, October 20

Time Session(s)
11am CDT

Emergency Preparedness - Decontamination During Mass Casualty Events

Paul Freibert, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Department of Risk Management, University of Louisville Hospital
1pm CDT

Respiratory Protection Requirements Simplified
Mark Shirley MS, CSP, REA, California Pacific Medical Center

Managing Hazardous Wastes

Marcus W. Suhr, Occupational Safety Specialist, Christiana Care Health Systems
3pm CDT Control of Cidex Vapors
Brian P. Kaiser, CSP, CHMM, RPIH, Director, Division of Industrial Hygiene

Thursday, October 21

Time Session(s)
9am CDT

A Review of the Proposed Federal Legislation: The Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act

Lori Severson, Senior Loss Control Consultant, M.S., HEM, Lockton Companies, LLC  & Kris Hamann, Integra Health System
11am CDT

The Impact of Building Design on Safe Patient Handling

Mary Matz, Department of Veterans Affairs

Symposium Schedule

ASSE is still finalizing our exact schedule for this Virtual Symposium and will have the finished program online very soon!

Also, keep in mind that one of the BIG benefits of an ASSE Virtual Symposium is that ALL of the webcasts are recorded! So even if you canŐt make it to a session live, you can watch the recording later on!

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