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4th Annual Wyoming Infection Prevention Conference|W.I.P.E. Out Those Bugs

4th Annual Wyoming Infection Prevention Conference
April 30 & May 1, 2014
Casper, WY


April 30 and May 1, 2014 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Attend In-Person: Highland Park Community Church 5725 Highland Drive, Casper, WY 82609

Or attend virtually!  For the first time, the Wyoming Infection Prevention Advisory Group and their planning partners will be broadcasting the Infection Prevention Conference LIVE from Casper.  In addition to attending the conference in person, you may view at a host site or online at your own computer. 

View a map of the location

Attend at a host site: Click here to check  if your place of employment is a designated host site.  If so, there is NO COST for you to attend at this host site. 

Attend individually online: If your place of employment is not a host site, you may attend the conference virtually on your own PC.  Registration is required. The cost is $40/day or $80 for both days. See below for registration information.


Infection Prevention specialists, nurses, pharmacists, lab technicians, physicians, physician assistants, and others interested in preventing the spread of infections.


  • Understand the dynamic processes of Shared Decision-Making and Informed Consent so that patients and providers can engage to prevent harm and assure safe outcomes.

  • Strengthen and promote optimization of antimicrobial utilization in your facility and community.

  • Develop a workable Infection Prevention Plan based on your risk assessment, interventions for improvement, evaluation of interventions and utilize data to develop plan for the next year.

Continuing Education:

Up to 1.3 Pharmacy, Lab or Nursing CEU's or 13 contact hours are available for in-person and virtual attendees.


In-Person: $40.00/day or $80.00 for both days

Attend at a designated host site: NO COST - Your place of employment must be a registered host site. 

Online Individual Attendance: $40.00/day or $80.00 for both days


Click to Register Now Click to register to attend in person or attend individually online. Pay online with a credit card.

Register by mail: Pay by check via paper registration returned by mail. 

Those attending at a designated host site DO NOT need to register.

Presentation materials and handouts

Day 1 (Wednesday April 30, 2014)

Microbiology - Leslie Teachout, MT (ASCP), CIC - download the presentation slides and handouts

CS, SSI Tracking - Leslie Teachout, MT (ASCP), CIC - download the presentation slides

Employee Health - Rose Rennel, RN, MSN, COHN - download the presentation slides

ESRD Network - Focus on Dialysis, - download the presentation slides and CV1, CV2, CV3

ASP: The Hospital and LTC - Kavita k. Trivedi, MD - download the the presentation slides

Day 2 (Thursday May 1, 2014)

Risk Assessment, IP Plan, QAPI - Teresa Fulton, RN, MSN, CIC - download the presentation slides and handouts: ICRA instructions; Infection control prev. progress report; Infection control, prevention risk assessment; WGH geographic risk assessment

Epidemiology and Prevention of CRE - Kavita K. Trivedi, MD - download the presentation slides

Survey Updates - Russ Forney, PhD., MT (ASCP) - download the presentation slides

HAI Coordinator/QIO Updates, Emily Thorp and Ellen Williams - download the presentation slides

Epidemiology and Prevention of CDI - Kavita k. Trivedi, MD - download the presentation slides


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