NJAASC’s General Membership Meeting will be taking place on October 17th from 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM at Galloping Hill (3 Golf Drive, Kenilworth, NJ 07033). Lunch will be provided.
John Fanburg, Esq. attorney, Brach Eichler
Mark Manigan, Esq., attorney, Brach Eichler
Hortense Xenakis, Christina Koehler, Pharm.D., RPh, NJ Department of Health, Field Representative Pharmaceuticals 1, Health Facility Survey and Field Operations
TOPIC: NJDOH: Common Deficiencies Seen on Survey, followed by Q&A
Nancy Chobin, RN, CSPM, president, Sterile Processing University, LLC
TOPIC: Understanding the 2017 Updates to AAMI ST-79 National Standard
This course will cover the major changes to AAMI’s ST-79 Comprehensive Guide to Steam Sterilization and Sterility Assurance in Health Care Facilities including HVAC changes, IUSS biological testing and cleaning verification of processing equipment. Major focuses of surveyors will also be discussed.
TOPIC: ASC Cybersecurity Guidance from the Front Lines
Cybercriminals are targeting health care organizations of all sizes, including ASCs. Protenus, a patient privacy protection group, reports that in 2016 an average of at least one health data breach per day affected more than 27 million patient records. Failure to take cybercrime seriously could lead to significant legal and financial consequences. Learn about ASC data security requirements, common security vulnerabilities and steps you can take to better protect sensitive data.
John Karwoski, CEO, JDJ Consulting
TOPIC: Pharmacy Update