Presentations by Jane Perry

2011

“Impact of Needlestick Legislation and Policy in the U.S.” National Conference on Clinical Safety and Management (National Institute of Hospital Administration, Ministry of Health, People’s Republic of China). Beijing, China; Dec. 15, 2011.

“Sharps Safety in the European Union”: invited participant and rapporteur. Representatives from six European Union countries as well as the U.S. met to assess the current state of sharps injury surveillance in the EU and discuss ways in which key stakeholders can support and facilitate implementation of European Council Directive 2010/32/EU. Meeting hosted by Studio Italiano Rischio Occupazionale da HIV (SIROH), Istituto Nazionale per le Malattie Infettive, “Lazzaro Spallanzani” IRCCS. Rome, Italy; March 24-26, 2011.

"The U.S. Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act: Impact on Sharps Injury and Blood Exposure Risk in Hospital Settings."  Congrès National de la Société Francaise d'Hygiène Hospitalière (National Congress of French Society of Hospital Hygiene).  Lyon, France; June 8, 2011. (sponsor: BD)

2010
"Sharps Injury Prevention in the Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Setting." Acute Long-Term Hospital Association National Clinical Conference. Plano, TX; January 14, 2010. 

2009 
"Preventing Sharps Injuries in the U.S.: Successes and Challenges." Seminar: Sharps Injury Prevention and Compliance in Canada (sponsored by Daniels Sharpsmart Canada). Montreal, Quebec; Feb. 27, 2009.

2008
Perry J, Phillips EK. "Sharps Injuries and Bloodborne Pathogen Infection Risk to Housekeeping  and Laundry Workers." National Summit of Clinicians for Healthcare Justice. Washington, DC; Oct. 24, 2008. 

2007
"Current and Future Directions in Sharps Injury Prevention." Covidien National Sales Meeting. Orlando, Florida; Dec. 5, 2007.

"Preventing Sharps Injuries: Where Do We Stand in 2007?" B. Braun Medical National Sales Meeting. Orlando, Florida; Feb. 23, 2007.

2006
"Progress in Preventing Sharps Injuries: Where Do We Stand in 2006?" Conference: "Controlling Sharps Injuries in California: State of the Art Update for Occupational & Infection Control Professionals" (sponsored by California Department of Health Services/Center for Occupational and Environmental Health). Los Angeles, California; Oct. 20, 2006.

"Preventing Sharps Injuries: Where Do We Stand in 2006?" Fall Conference, Virginia Chapter of the Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare. Fishersville, Virginia; Sept. 28, 2006.

"Preventing Sharps Injuries: Where Do We Stand in 2006?" 2006 Consorta Resource Management Conference. Chicago, Illinois; Sept. 18, 2006. (Sponsor: Smiths Medical)

"Progress in Preventing Sharps Injuries: Where Do We Stand in 2006?" Conference: "Controlling Sharps Injuries in California: State of the Art Update for Occupational & Infection Control Professionals" (sponsored by California Department of Health Services/Center for Occupational and Environmental Health). Oakland, California; Sept. 15, 2006.

"Safety in the OR: Preventing Blood Exposures to Patients and Healthcare Workers." 33rd Annual Educational Conference of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. Tampa, Florida; June 12, 2006. (Breakfast symposium sponsored by Smiths Medical.)

"Devices that Prevent Needlesticks: Not Just a Good Idea - It's the Law." 11th Annual Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Conference, sponsored by Office of Cooperative Programs, Virginia Department of Labor and Industry. Arlington, Virginia; May 31, 2006. (Two sessions)

Preventing Sharps Injuries in Point-of-Care Testing." Virginia Point-of-Care Coordinators Annual Conference. Ft. Eustis, Virginia; April 5, 2006. (sponsor: Radiometer)

2005
"Progress in Preventing Sharps Injuries." International seminar on sharps safety sponsored by BD Brazil. Sao Paulo, Brazil; Nov. 7, 2005.

"Preventing Sharps Injuries in Critical Care Settings." American Association for Clinical Chemistry; booth presentation sponsored by Radiometer America, Inc. Orlando, Florida; July 28, 2005.

"Sharps Injuries Update: Where Do We Stand in 2005?" 32nd Annual Educational Conference, Association of Professionals in Infection Control. Breakfast symposium sponsored by Medex/Smiths Medical. Baltimore, Maryland; June  20, 2005.

"Preventing Sharps Injuries in Critical Care Settings." National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Presentations at Medex/Smiths Medical booth. New Orleans, Louisiana; May 11-12, 2005.

2004
"Preventing Sharps Injuries: Where Do We Stand in 2004?" Western New York State Infection Control Organization, 30th Annual Symposium. Rochester, New York; Oct. 21, 2004.

"Needlestick Safety: Where are We in 2004?" Invited panelist on live broadcast sponsored by Novation (Dallas, Texas) and aired on WVHA-TV on 10/13/04 (repeat broadcast 10/29/04, with live Q&A). Novation is the supply company for VHA and UHC; program provided continuing education credit for employees of Novation's 2,500 member hospitals.

"Preventing Sharps Injuries: Where Do We Stand in 2004?" (1st session) and "Preventing Blood and Body Fluid Exposures" (2nd session), presented at: 29th Annual Conference of Florida Professionals in Infection Control. Orlando, Florida; Sept. 23, 2004.

"Bloodborne Pathogen Exposures: Prevention and Control" (1st session) and "Needlestick Prevention: Point by Point"  (2nd session), presented at: "Safety Day" conference sponsored by Virginia Department of Human Resource Management, Office of Workers' Compensation. Richmond, Virginia; May 25, 2004.

2003
"Healthcare Worker Safety and Needle Use Workshop." Seminar for diabetes nurse educators, International Diabetes Federation Congress. Paris, France; Aug. 26, 2003. (sponsor: Novo Nordisk)

"Power in Numbers: Using Needlestick Data to Target Safety Device Implementation." 27th Annual Conference of the Rocky Mountain Infection Control Association. Salt Lake City, Utah; April, 20, 2003 .

"Power in Numbers: Using Needlestick Data to Target Safety Device Implementation." 2003 Alaska Governor's Safety and Health Conference. Anchorage, Alaska; March 18, 2003.

2002
"U.S. Regulations for Sharps Safety." General session speaker, "Out of Harm's Way: Focusing on Safety." Annual Conference of the Canadian Intravenous Nurses Association. Toronto, Canada; Oct. 11, 2002 . (sponsor: Becton Dickinson)

"The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act: New U.S. Regulations for Sharps Safety." Symposia series: "Needlestick Prevention: A Canadian Perspective." (sponsor: Johnson & Johnson Medical) 
- Halifax, Nova Scotia; April 17, 2002
- Vancouver, British Columbia; April 18, 2002
- Edmonton, Alberta; April 19, 2002

"The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act: What the New Federal Law Requires." American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Northern Virginia chapter. Vienna, Virginia; Feb. 12, 2002. (sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline)

"Power in Numbers: Using Needlestick Data to Target Safety Device Implementation." National Home Infusion Association annual conference. Las Vegas, Nevada; Feb. 6, 2002.

2001
"The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act: New U.S. Regulations for Sharps Safety." Annual Conference of the Canadian Intravenous Nurses Association. Toronto, Canada; Nov. 14, 2001. (sponsor: Johnson & Johnson Medical)

"Preventing Occupational Infections from Bloodborne Pathogens: Pathways to Progress." Conference: Advances in I.V. Therapy (co-sponsored by BD, Baxter, Pfizer, 3M). São Paulo, Brazil; July 4, 2001. (presentation sponsor: BD)

"EPINet Around the World: Meeting the Global Safety Challenge." Annual Conference of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control Annual Conference. Sunrise Seminar Series sponsored by BD. Seattle, Washington; June 11, 2001.

"The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act." National Phlebotomy Association Annual Meeting. Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania; May 18, 2001.

"The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act: What Occupational Health Professionals Need to Know." Spring Education Conference, Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare, Virginia chapter. Harrisonburg, Virginia; May 11, 2001.

"The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act: Implications for Vaccine Delivery." Fifth Annual Vaccine Issues Update, Consortium for Infant and Child Health, Eastern Virginia Medical School. Norfolk, Virginia; April 27, 2001. (sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline)

"The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act: What the New Federal Law Requires." AudioNet teleconference/internet lecture to state hospital association members in Arkansas and Oklahoma; April 25, 2001.

Faculty member, GlaxoSmithKline advisory panel, "Focus on Prevention: A Responsible Approach to Needle Safety." New Orleans, Louisiana; March 24, 2001.

2000
"Sharps Safety." Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC), North Carolina chapter, Fall Educational Conference. Greensboro, North Carolina; Oct. 18, 2000.

"Legislative and Regulatory Developments in Needle Safety and Georgia's Needle Safety Law." Georgia Infection Control Network, Annual Educational Conference. Calloway Gardens, Georgia; Oct. 4, 2000.

"Legal Implications of Needlestick Injuries." Hackensack University Medical Center, staff continuing education. Hackensack, New Jersey; Sept. 19, 2000. (sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Medical)

"The Revised OSHA Compliance Directive for the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard." AudioNet teleconference/internet lecture to state hospital association members in Connecticut, New York, Illinois, Vermont and Virginia; June 22, 2000.

"The Push Towards Safety: Legislative and Regulatory Developments in Needle Safety." Center for Quality Health Care Services and Consumer Protection, Virginia Department of Health, spring meeting. Richmond, Virginia; June 9, 2000.