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Language, Culture and HAI Prevention

Hosted by Qualis Health's Healthcare-Associated Infection team.


December 17, 2015
1:00am – 2:00pm PT, 2:00pm – 3:00pm MT


Join Please join this educational webinar on identifying disparities and striving toward equity in healthcare. Please come prepared to discuss your impressions of how language and culture impact infection prevention and your patients.

Presentation Objectives:

  • Discuss the difference between equity and equality
  • Understand specific healthcare disparities and what we know about impact on HAIs
  • List ideas for getting started on an equity initiative

Intended Audience
Infection Preventionists, staff nurses and nursing leaders, social workers or others in your organization with an interest in healthcare disparities.

Sharon Eloranta M.D.
Medical Director, Quality and Safety Initiatives
George W. Merck/IHI Fellow
Qualis Health