In this episode Lisa Waldowski discusses infection prevention best practices for maternal and fetal health in light of COVID-19. She reviews recommendations from federal guidelines and professional societies and discusses the importance of proper reprocessing of reusable medical equipment to help mitigate the risk of cross-contamination.
Lisa is a board certified Infection Prevention and Control expert and nurse consultant with over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. An authority in the accreditation and regulatory standards, Lisa spent five years as the enterprise Infection Prevention and Control Specialist with The Joint Commission (TJC). Now Senior Consultant with TiER1 Healthcare, she works with hospitals and health systems to assess their current state of compliance and provides recommendations toward achieving safe, quality care. Lisa holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice and a Master of Science in Nursing.