New Hampshire Advanced Education for the Infection Preventionist

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Competency Level: Advanced
Attendees can earn a maximum of 14.5 CE credit hours*

This proficient and expert-level three-day course is designed to improve your competencies in key areas essential to lead an effective infection prevention program within today’s complex healthcare environment.

Day 1: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Learn tactics and strategies to successfully manage conflicts and negotiate budgeting, staffing, and process implementation. This interactive program focuses on understanding why conflicts are caused, building productive relationships, and developing meaningful conversations.

General Course Agenda

Day 2: Budget, Finance, and the Infection Prevention Program

Like it or not, healthcare has become a business. Resources are scarce and stretched to the breaking point. Doing more with less is routine. Infection control practitioners need to understand how to navigate their way through a variety of challenges in order to make the case for investments in reducing infections. This program will focus on the following areas and will give participants a sound grounding in the business concepts essential to making their case.

Day 3: Construction and Renovation

Gain insight into all phases of construction and renovation projects to offer knowledgeable input and guidance into those projects and develop a comprehensive infection control program.

General Course Agenda

Course Faculty

Mary Alice Lavin, RN, MJ, CIC
Lavin Consulting, LLC
Glenview, Il

Stacey Lee, JD
Assistant Professor
The John Hopkins Carey Business School
Baltimore, MD

Lewis Johnson, MS, CIH
Industrial Hygienist
Epidemiology/Infection Prevention
Lee Memorial Health System
Fort Myers, FL

Rich Vogel, MS, CIC
Infection Control Specialist, Infection Prevention and Control
New York Presbyterian
New York, NY

Bill Ward, MBA
Associate Professor of Health Finance and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 
Baltimore, MD

*One contact hour is defined as one hour of time spent in an educational experience.

To register for this event, use the orange “Register” button located at the top of the page.

Please note: this event is funded by New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, so you should not be asked for payment information during the registration process. If you experience any issues when registering, please contact us at

IMPORTANT: This event gives priority to New Hampshire-based healthcare professionals. If you found this page in error, please disregard.

Accreditation, CEUs and Evaluation:

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

Learners who attend the in-person EPI Intensive class will receive 14.5 CEUs.

Course evaluations will be sent via an online link to the email address on file within 7 business days of the conclusion of the education program. Upon receipt, all evaluations must be completed within 30 days. After satisfying all evaluation requirements, a certificate of completion will be available to print and/or for your records indicating CEUs.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by APIC or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity.

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Best Western Plus Executive Court Inn & Conference Center

13500 S Willow St, Manchester, NH 03103

Phone: (603) 627-2525

When making reservations, mention that you are with the APIC block