Shannon Oriola, RN, CIC, COHN
Ms. Oriola is a graduate of the University of Nevada – Reno and is currently the lead infection-control practitioner in the department of infection prevention and clinical epidemiology at Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus in San Diego, CA. She is a past member of the board of directors of Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC), a past president of the California APIC Coordinating Council, and recently contributed to the CDC/DHQP Infection Control Assistance Project and the HAI Advisory Committee of the California Department of Public Health. Ms. Oriola is one of the co-authors of APIC’s Guide to the Elimination of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections.
James Marx RN, MS, CIC
Mr. Marx is the founder of Broad Street Solutions, an infection prevention consultancy.
He is an adjunct faculty at the University of Phoenix in San Diego, CA. A recipient of
several awards, Mr. Marx has received the California Association of Health Facilities Nurse of the Year and the National APIC Chapter Recognition awards. He has published extensively including the APIC Guide to the Elimination of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs). He is currently a board member of APIC and a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Infection Control.
Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC
Ms. Greene is System Director Infection Prevention with the Rochester General Health System, Rochester, New York. She has published and presented widely on topics related to infection control, surveillance, and patient safety. She serves on the board of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) and also the editorial board of the American Journal of Infection Control. She has recently authored two APIC Guides: The Guide to the Elimination of VAP and The Guide to the Elimination of CAUTI.
Disclosures: Ms Oriola, Ms Greene and Mr. Marx did not disclose any conflicts associated with this presentation. No off-label use of any products have been discussed.