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Presentations by Jane Perry

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.