Register for FCAAP’s Infection Prevention and Control Virtual Conference July 17, 2021

Jun 17, 2021 | Events

The Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) is hosting an Infection Prevention and Control virtual conference on Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 10:00am ET (9:00am CT) – 3:30pm ET (2:30pm CT). The five and half hour event will consist of four learning sessions using the CDC Project Firstline curriculum materials. Project Firstline aims to provide foundational and practical knowledge to all healthcare personnel and targeted components of the public health workforce.

Presentations Include:

  • Recognizing Risk in Daily Work – Speaker: Tommy Schechtman, MD, MSPH, FAAP
  • Risk Recognition and Communication – Speaker: Mobeen Rathore, MD, FAAP
  • Vaccinations During COVID and Injection Safety – Speaker: Claudia Espinosa, MD, MSc
  • New Ways to Sanitize Your Practice – Speakers:  Walter Lamar, Ph.D., CPSO, CHSP, MLSO, MBCP, CEDP and Dr. Bhvarth Shukla, MD

Who should participate:

  • Current public health practitioners
  • Future public health leaders
  • Providers who want to improve the quality of care for patients through CDC strategies and/or access to resources

Benefits of participating:

  • Understand how to recognize the risk of infection transmission among health care personnel and ways to mitigate the risk of infection transmission among the health care community.
  • Understand infection control strategies for vaccine administration during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Understand Facility Guidelines for Clinical Practice and how to How to assess your clinic or facility.

Continuing Education Credit:
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare, designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Successful completion of this CME activity, with individual assessments and feedback, enables participants to earn 4.25 points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ Maintenance of Certification program. This activity is designated for 4.25 ANCC Contact Hours and 4.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. The full agenda & accreditation information is available at Direct questions/comments to 850-224-3939 or

Registration is FREE!

Project Firstline is a national collaborative led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide infection control training and education to frontline healthcare workers and public health personnel.  American Academy of Pediatrics is proud to partner with Project Firstline, as supported through Cooperative Agreement CDC-RFA-OT18-1802. CDC is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 

Have a news inquiry or need assistance?

Contact Melanie Range, Administrator Coordinator at 850-224-3939 ext. 1001.