Join This Can't Miss Panel Discussion:

Expanding the Infection Control Bundle - How No-Touch Disinfection is Interacting With Other Infection Control Practices

A Xenex sponsored symposium at the APIC 2017 Annual Conference.

Thursday, June 15  | Hilton, Grand Ballroom 1 (map)

 6:30 PM



Join key infection prevention leaders in a panel discussion as they explore pivotal areas that impact patient safety and infection control in a hospital setting. Panelists will discuss isolation practices, antimicrobial stewardship, hand hygiene compliance, and no-touch technologies for room disinfection. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluate whether or not isolation practices can be discontinued in endemic settings. 
  • Examine the role of Antimicrobial Stewardship in preventing the spread of drug resistance.
  • Understand hand hygiene compliance and the transmission from fomites. 
  • Learn whether no-touch technologies for room disinfection are becoming a standard of care. 

Moderated by:

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Sarah Simmons, DrPH, CIC, FAPIC
Director of Science
Xenex Disinfection Services 


Barbara Soule, RN, MPA, CIC, FSHEA, FAPIC

Consultant, Infection Prevention Services, Joint Commission Resources/Joint Commission International

Patti Grota, PhD, CNS-M-S, FAPIC

Assistant Professor of Nursing; Infection Prevention and Patient Safety Consultant, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Mitch Rubinstein, MD, MBA, ABTS

Hospital Quality Consultant
Medical Staff Administration, Process Improvement, Patient Safety and Resource Utilization

Kristin Pickerell, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CPQH

Director of Quality and Clinical Effectiveness, Norton Audbon Hospital


Download a copy of the invitation here or request additional information by: email: or call 210.853.2875.

Symposia is sponsored through an educational grant from 

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