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Please click on the above link to read the NJ Department of Health memo, which supersedes the March 2013 memo regarding “Health Care Worker Tuberculin Skin Testing”.
AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice:
Surgical Attire Guidelines
The Northeastern Basic Course for Principles of Infection Prevention & Control: October 21-25, 2019
Information & Registration: Course Brochure Fall 2019
(Posted March 2019)
DEA Warns Public of Extortion Scam by DEA Special Agent Impersonators
The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning the public including the DEA registrant community to include practitioners and pharmacies about criminals posing as DEA Special Agents, DEA Investigators or other law enforcement personnel as part of an international extortion scheme.
The criminals call the victims (who in most cases previously purchased drugs over the internet or by telephone) and identify themselves as DEA agents or law enforcement officials from other agencies. The impersonators inform their victims that purchasing drugs over the internet or by telephone is illegal, and that enforcement action will be taken against them unless they pay a fine. In most cases, the impersonators instruct their victims to pay the “fine” via wire transfer to a designated location, usually overseas. If victims refuse to send money, the impersonators often threaten to arrest them or search their property. Some victims who purchased their drugs using a credit card also reported fraudulent use of their credit cards. Another scheme involves criminals contacting doctors and pharmacists and stating that they are the subject of an investigation and demanding money to clear up the matter.
Impersonating a federal agent is a violation of federal law.
The Patient Safety Act and Reporting Requirements
Tentative Training Sessions:
Thursday, November 29th and Tuesday, December 4th.
Sessions are tentatively scheduled from 9AM to 12Noon and from 1PM to 4PM.
The tentative location is Mercer County Community College.
APPLICATION FOR NEW OR AMENDED ACUTE CARE FACILITY LICENSE
LICENSURE AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS
APPLICATION & DETAILS
NJ DOH News: Surgical Practice Licensure Training 5-8-18
Northeastern Basic Course for Principles of Infection Prevention and Control Fall 2018
October 15 – 19, 2018
Early Registration Fee: $495.00 DEADLINE: Sept. 15, 2018
Late Registration Fee: $550.00 DEADLINE: Sept. 22, 2018
June 19, 2018
National Emergency Preparedness (EP) Webinar for Providers
The CMS will host a national webinar for EP Providers on topics and questions related to the new CMS EP Rule, the 1135 waiver and Lessons Learned (observations) within the past year. Please ensure only EP Providers participate in the webinar.
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New Jersey TB MORTALITY STATISTICS – 2008 – 2017 Website TB Slides 2017 Master
May 2018 Programs
NJ Department of Health announces training for registered surgical practices to navigate the licensing process to become an ambulatory surgical center. Chose from among 4 time slots for the 2-hour session.
APIC Northern New Jersey offers a one day workshop in Infection Prevention Updates in Ambulatory Care on May 9, 2018 in Monroe Township. APIC One day May
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