Washington State Department of Health
Patty is a Registered Nurse with many years’ experience working in critical care and surgical services at a level one trauma center in Seattle Washington. She began her career in Infection Prevention in 2011 by implementing an infection prevention and employee health program in a group of nine outpatient clinics. She earned her Master’s degree in Public Health in 2016 from the University of Washington. In 2015, Patty joined the Healthcare Associated Infections team at the Washington State Department of Health where she led the Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) program and where she continues to lead infection prevention outreach efforts helping facilities and local health jurisdictions to evaluate and respond to breaches in infection control. Patty also leads a popular weekly webinar based study group for Infection Preventionists preparing for the Certification exam. Patty has served as Education Chair 2017 and President 2018 of the Association for the Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology- Puget Sound Chapter.
Thursday, June 13
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Friday, June 14
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM