State HAI Infection Preventionist
Nebraska Medicine/ Nebraska DHHS
Margaret Drake, MT (ASCP), CIC is an Infect ion Preventionist for the Healthcare Associated Infections CDC grant. She obtained her undergraduate medical technology degree from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She is certified by the American Association of Clinical Pathologists and Certified in Infection Control.
Margaret has worked in the medical field since 1981, first in the laboratory for twenty five years and for the past eleven years in Infection Preventionl. She is part of the Nebraska Infection Control Assessment and Prevention (ICAP) team. She has a strong background in surveillance for healthcare associated infections and the National Hospital Safety Network (NHSN). She is the administrator of the State of Nebraska NHSN users group. She has been the Healthcare Associated Infections Infection Preventionist for the Nebraska Department of Public Health-Epidemiology Unit since 2015.
Thursday, June 13
10:35 AM – 10:55 AM