Accepted Abstracts

International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM)
May 5, 2014 Columbus, OH
“The Real Dirt on Flexible Endoscopes” (Presentation)

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA)
May 5, 2014 Nashville, TN
“Verifying the effectiveness of manual cleaning: Is visual inspection of endoscopes sufficient?” (Poster/oral presentation)

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA)
May 20, 2013 Austin, TX
“Reprocessing Lapses: What Are We Missing?” (Poster/oral presentation)

Digestive Disease Week (DDW)
May 20, 2013 Orlando, FL
“Transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms via Contaminated Duodenoscopes” (Poster)

American Society of Microbiology (ASM)
May 18-21, 2013 Denver, CO
“Transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms and Other Pathogens via Contaminated Endoscopes: Can Buildup Biofilm be Eliminated by Routine Cleaning and High-Level Disinfection?” (Poster)

International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM)
May 4-7, 2013 San Diego, CA
“Endoscope Reprocessing: Evaluating Guideline Adherence” (Poster)

American Public Health Association (APHA)
October 29, 2012 San Francisco, CA
“Impact of a Customized Educational Program on Knowledge and Beliefs about Influenza and Vaccination among Working Adults” (Presentation)

American Public Health Association (APHA)
October 29, 2012 San Francisco, CA
“Worksite Strategies for Increasing Influenza Vaccination Rates among Industrial Employees and Dependents” (Poster)

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA)
May 16-19, 2009 Saint Louis, MO
“Automated Endoscope Reprocessing Methods: Real World Effectiveness and Efficiency Findings from the CLEANR Study” (Poster)