NICN Primary Infection Prevention Course - Day 1 Infection Prevention for All Health Care Settings

Thursday, October 1, 2020  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM




Registration open through 9/17/2020 10:45 PM EST

Click here to open Primary_Infection_Prevention_2019_Brochure.pdf


This intense, fast-paced course is designed to provide current knowledge and skills necessary for infection prevention professionals to function effectively in a variety of health care settings.


The course includes lectures, discussion and educational activities, as well as the opportunity to network with leading professionals in IP and other health care providers.

Agenda is subject to change.

Click here to open SP19_Day_1_Agenda.pdf

Requirements for Successful Completion

Attendance at entire session each day is required to obtain contact hours. Partial credit will not be provided.

Completion and submission of the evaluation form is required.

Joint Providers

This continuing nursing education event is jointly provided by

  • Nebraska Infection Control Network (NICN)
  • Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program (ICAP)
  • Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services HAI-AR Program
  • Clarkson College Professional Development

Click here for more info on NICN





Continuing Education

Clarkson College is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurse's Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Midwest MSD Provider Approval Number: NE621-1


Contact hours are provided separately for each day.


Day 1 Infection Prevention in All Healthcare Settings

7.8 nursing contact hours

7.8 education hours


Registration is $125.00

Registration must be received seven (7) days prior to the event.

Pre-registration is required. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Course fee includes lunch, snacks and materials.

VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards are accepted online. Individuals may register by postal mail, or in person with cash, check or money order. For details regarding registering in person, call 402.552.6148.


Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend, we would be happy to allow another individual from your facility to come in your place, or you may request a transfer to the next scheduled Primary Infection Prevention Course session. A transfer is allowed only one time. Please provide us with at least 5 business days' notice.

To cancel, we must be notified at least 5 business days prior to the event date, in order to receive a 80% refund.

Refunds are not provided to individuals who do not show, do not cancel, or do not attend the entire event. Please call 402.552.6148 for further information.



Truhlsen Campus Events Center which is located in the Michael F. Sorrell Center for Health Science Education on the University of Nebraska Medical Center campus. Look for the large red stethescope sculpture!

619 S. 42nd St
Omaha, NE 68198

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Parking information and a detailed map will be emailed prior to event.

Please allow adequate time to park and find the conference location.


Participants will park in a lot off campus and have a shuttle service to the event location.

Course Direction

Course Direction has been provided by:

Angela Hewlett MD, MS, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, UNMC

Kate Tyner RN, BSN, CIC, Nebraska Infection Control Assessment and Promotion (ICAP)

Muhammad Salman Ashraf MBBS, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, UNMC

Maureen Tierney MD, Health-Care Associated Infections Director, Nebraska DHHS Epidemiology Unit

Anna Fisher DHA, DCP Director, Education & Quality Hillcrest Health Services

Mark Rupp MD, Professor, UNMC, Medical Director, Department of Healthcare Epidemiology- Infection Control

Trevor VanSchooneveld MD, FACP, Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Margaret Drake MT, CIC, NE DHHS Epidemiology Program


Contact Us

Clarkson College Professional Development

Contact us at:

PH 402.552.6123 or 402.552.6148