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This 60-minute webinar will feature Alice Brewer, Director of Clinical Affairs at Tru-D SmartUVC and Tesha Broadfoot, Quality Leader at Phelps Memorial Health Center, Nebraska. Join Alice and Tesha as they discuss the effectiveness of UVC disinfection and Tru-D’s unique technology as well as how Phelps Memorial Health Center has successfully implemented UVC disinfection for real-world results.

About the Presenters: 

Alice Brewer, Director of Clinical Affairs, Tru-D SmartUVC. Alice has spent 10 years as an epidemiologist in both the pharmaceutical industry and health care. Most recently she served as the Director of Infection Prevention for a large, multi-hospital health system in Wisconsin where, through utilization of robust analytics and innovative strategies, she led a 70% reduction of HAIs across the health system. Alice earned a Bachelors degree in Molecular Biology from the University of North Carolina and a Masters degree in Epidemiology from Indiana University School of Medicine. In 2016, she achieved CIC certification in Infection Control and Epidemiology. She has a record of publications and presentations in the fields of infectious disease and epidemiological research methodology.

Tesha Broadfoot, Quality Leader, Phelps Memorial Health Center. Tesha has worked at Phelps Memorial Health Center, Nebraska for the past year as the Quality Leader. She graduated from the University Of Nebraska Medical Center College Of Nursing with her Bachelors of Nursing in 2000. Following that she received her Masters in Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Leadership from Walden University in 2014. Prior to joining the Phelps Memorial Health Center team Tesha worked at an acute care facility on a Progressive Care Unit for 17 years with the last five years being the nursing director. She has had the opportunity to be a facilitator to numerous initiatives such as TeamSTEPPS, SafetyFirst and Planetree. These past experiences have led her to her current role which she considers her dream job. Her passion is to continuously strive to improve the quality and safety in health care for each and every patient.

OR Today would like to thank our sponsor Tru-D! Tru-D SmartUVC is an advanced UVC disinfection system that delivers one automated, measured dose of UVC to consistently disinfect an entire room from one position, ensuring significant pathogen reduction in direct and shadowed areas, eliminating human error and documenting disinfection results for each cycle. For more information visit www.tru-d.com.

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