July 12–13, 2018
South Point Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Add to Calendar 07-12-2018 00:00:00 07-13-2018 00:00:00 America/Los_Angeles 2018 Las Vegas Legionella Summit The 2018 Las Vegas Legionella Summit will provide attendees the opportunity to learn from leading experts in epidemiology and environmental health.: For more information: https://med.unr.edu/cme/2018legionellasummit South Point Hotel, Las Vegas, NV true MM/DD/YYYY aFCmoWRKnzypobmEBmTV28142

July 12–13, 2018
2018 Las Vegas Legionella Summit

Office of Continuing Medical Education

Legionella Summit logo

 Overview

Sponsored by the Southern Nevada Health District, the 2018 Las Vegas Legionella Summit will provide attendees the opportunity to learn from leading experts in epidemiology and environmental health. On Day 1 experts from governmental agencies, hospitals, and industry will provide attendees with practical tools for identifying risks and implementing prevention and mitigation strategies.

Day 2 of the Summit will be a full day ANSI-accredited certificate course titled Sustainable Comprehensive Water Management Programs for the Built Environment. The course will educate facility management, design, and public health professionals on how to develop a water management program that optimizes the total cost of water systems through improving safety and efficiency. Learners will earn a certificate indicating completion of an ANSI-accredited certificate course, which will also provide 8 hours of professional development training that can be submitted for consideration of CEU's.

Who should attend:

  • Building Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Hospital Administrators
  • Environmental Health Inspectors
  • Safe Drinking Water Specialists
  • Epidemiologists
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Infection Control Personnel

Following the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the risk factors for Legionellosis
  • Discuss the reaction to and prevention of Legionnaires' Disease in various settings from a public health perspective
  • Explain the epidemiology of Legionellosis from a state and national perspective
  • Implement strategies to address the recent CMS memo requiring healthcare facilities to develop policies and procedures to reduce the risk of growth and spread of legionella
  • Describe the steps involved in building a water management program in a healthcare environment

Registration

The registration fee includes lunch both days, course materials and continuing education credit.

Early Registration Fee (on or before June 15, 2018): $150
Late Registration Fee (after June 15, 2018): $175

Register online now

Continuing Education Credit

Day 1: Continuing education credits available for NEHA professionals, nurses, and physicians.
Day 2: ANSI-accredited certificate course, which will also provide 8 hours of professional development training that can be submitted for consideration of CEU's.
(Maximum of 13.00 CE/CME hours available: Day One - 6.75 hours; Day Two - 6.25 hours)

Physicians: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 13.00 hours of nursing continuing education credit.

Drinking Water Operator Certification: This program has been approved for 13.0 contact hours of instruction for Drinking Water Operator Certification through the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NEDP) Bureau of Safe Drinking Water.

NEHA: This Summit has been approved for 13.0 contact hours of continuing education credit with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA).

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received in writing by the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education by June 15, 2018 will receive a full refund less a $25 administrative fee. Cancellations after June 15, 2018 are non-refundable. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine reserves the right to cancel the program, in which case a full refund will be granted. The University of Nevada, Reno reserves the right to substitute faculty or to cancel or reschedule sessions due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation, no refunds will be made for lodging, airfare, or any other expenses related to attending the conference.