49 episodes

Welcome to Transmission Control – an infection prevention podcast focused on your appetite for trailblazing thought, discussion, and innovations that will help you make informed decisions. Each episode, we speak with public health experts and safety champions from across the globe as they share their experiences, passion and opinions. From investigative journalism to medical publications, we tackle the real world barriers to limiting the spread of disease. Whether you’re tuning in for education, inspiration or to hear the stories that need to be told, thank you for joining us. And now, get ready to blast off with your weekly injection of insight on Transmission Control.

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Welcome to Transmission Control – an infection prevention podcast focused on your appetite for trailblazing thought, discussion, and innovations that will help you make informed decisions. Each episode, we speak with public health experts and safety champions from across the globe as they share their experiences, passion and opinions. From investigative journalism to medical publications, we tackle the real world barriers to limiting the spread of disease. Whether you’re tuning in for education, inspiration or to hear the stories that need to be told, thank you for joining us. And now, get ready to blast off with your weekly injection of insight on Transmission Control.

    On Pathogens & PPE Ep13: IP & SPD Career Progression

    On Pathogens & PPE Ep13: IP & SPD Career Progression

    Attention all career climbers and certification seekers! Are you ready to explore the exciting opportunities for growth in Infection Prevention and Sterile Processing? In this bonus episode of "On Pathogens & PPE," host Jill Holdsworth and co-host Tiffany Reece are joined by special guests Jessica Dangles, Frankie Catalfumo, and Brandon Gantt to discuss the ins and outs of career progression in SPD and IP. From obtaining AIPC and CRCST certifications to advancing your career, these experts provide a roadmap to success in these critical patient safety roles. They'll also dive into the importance of continuous learning, networking, and embracing new challenges throughout your healthcare career. So, whether you're just starting out or looking to climb the career ladder, tune in and discover how to turn your passion for patient safety into a rewarding, lifelong career!
    Thank you, #CleanFreaks, for joining us on this incredible journey through the world of Infection Prevention and Sterile Processing with our "On Pathogens & PPE" podcast series! We hope these episodes have armed you with the knowledge and inspiration to continue #FightingDirty!
    Catch up on previously released episodes of "On Pathogens & PPE" on all Transmission Control & Beyond Clean channels. For the best listening experience, download the Transmission Control mobile app on Apple (https://bit.ly/3JbDqAr) and Android (https://bit.ly/3vLnXEa) devices.
    This series is designed to empower you and your team to transform your department’s approach to employee and patient safety. A special thanks to our Year 1 sponsor Healthmark, a Getinge company, for making this series possible! Discover Healthmark’s innovative and cost-effective infection control solutions for your healthcare facility here: https://www.hmark.com/?pmc=BC-Readonpod
    If you have thoughts or feedback on this show, please email us at info@beyondclean.net
    *Disclaimer: The views provided by hosts and guests on this series do not represent any employer, company, or third party, and are solely that of the individuals themselves.

    • 28 min
    On Pathogens & PPE Ep12: The Future of Infection Prevention

    On Pathogens & PPE Ep12: The Future of Infection Prevention

    What does the future hold for infection prevention, and what role will Sterile Processing play in this evolving industry? On this episode of "On Pathogens and PPE," host Jill Holdsworth and co-host Rebecca Alvino, along with special guests Deanna Hillstrom and Brandon Gantt, unite to explore the exciting developments and opportunities on the horizon. From new and emerging pathogens to advances in disinfection methods and PPE, these experts paint a picture of what's in store for the future of this industry. They also highlight the vital role Sterile Processing will play in upcoming infection prevention efforts, emphasizing the significance of collaboration and preparedness in the face of potential pandemics. So, tune in as we journey to the future of infection prevention and discover how we can all work together to #FightDirty in the years to come!
    Over the next 12 weeks (plus one bonus episode!), Jill and special guests around the industry will provide practical insights and strategies to enhance the collaboration between Sterile Processing and Infection Prevention Professionals.
    New episodes of On Pathogens & PPE will release each Wednesday on all Transmission Control & Beyond Clean channels. For the best listening experience, download the Transmission Control mobile app on Apple (https://bit.ly/3JbDqAr) and Android (https://bit.ly/3vLnXEa) devices.
    This series is designed to empower you and your team to transform your department’s approach to employee and patient safety. A special thanks to our Year 1 sponsor Healthmark, a Getinge company, for making this series possible! Discover Healthmark’s innovative and cost-effective infection control solutions for your healthcare facility here: https://www.hmark.com/?pmc=BC-Readonpod
    *Disclaimer: The views provided by hosts and guests on this series do not represent any employer, company, or third party, and are solely that of the individuals themselves.

    • 32 min
    On Pathogens & PPE Ep 11: Endoscope Reprocessing

    On Pathogens & PPE Ep 11: Endoscope Reprocessing

    Hey, Sterile Processing Pros and Endoscope Enthusiasts! The time has come to uncover the secrets to successful endoscope reprocessing! On this episode of “On Pathogens & PPE,” host Jill Holdsworth and co-host Arlene Bush are joined by special guests Jake McHugh and Aaron Preston to identify the complexities of endoscope reprocessing. From discussing the importance of following detailed, step-by-step reprocessing protocols to emphasizing the vital role of quality assurance and monitoring, these experts will provide you with the tools you need to #FightDirty and ensure your endoscopes are always patient-ready, every procedure, every time!
    Over the next 12 weeks (plus one bonus episode!), Jill and special guests around the industry will provide practical insights and strategies to enhance the collaboration between Sterile Processing and Infection Prevention Professionals.
    New episodes of On Pathogens & PPE will release each Wednesday on all Transmission Control & Beyond Clean channels. For the best listening experience, download the Transmission Control mobile app on Apple (https://bit.ly/3JbDqAr) and Android (https://bit.ly/3vLnXEa) devices.
    This series is designed to empower you and your team to transform your department’s approach to employee and patient safety. A special thanks to our Year 1 sponsor Healthmark, a Getinge company, for making this series possible! Discover Healthmark’s innovative and cost-effective infection control solutions for your healthcare facility here: https://www.hmark.com/?pmc=BC-Readonpod
    *Disclaimer: The views provided by hosts and guests on this series do not represent any employer, company, or third party, and are solely that of the individuals themselves.

    • 33 min
    On Pathogens & PPE Ep 10: High-Level Disinfectants & Sterilants

    On Pathogens & PPE Ep 10: High-Level Disinfectants & Sterilants

    Hey #CleanFreaks, are you ready to unleash the power of high-level disinfectants and sterilants in your battle against pathogens? On this week’s episode of "On Pathogens & PPE," host Jill Holdsworth, co-host Garrett Hollembeak, and special guests Jake McHugh and Robby Miller team up to uncover the different classes of these powerful chemicals, identify their strengths and limitations, and outline their proper use for sterilization. They'll also emphasize the crucial role of testing disinfectant efficacy and sterilizer function, ensuring your facility is always armed and ready to #FightDirty! Join the conversation today!
    Over the next 12 weeks (plus one bonus episode!), Jill and special guests around the industry will provide practical insights and strategies to enhance the collaboration between Sterile Processing and Infection Prevention Professionals.
    New episodes of On Pathogens & PPE will release each Wednesday on all Transmission Control & Beyond Clean channels. For the best listening experience, download the Transmission Control mobile app on Apple (https://bit.ly/3JbDqAr) and Android (https://bit.ly/3vLnXEa) devices.
    This series is designed to empower you and your team to transform your department’s approach to employee and patient safety. A special thanks to our Year 1 sponsor Healthmark, a Getinge company, for making this series possible! Discover Healthmark’s innovative and cost-effective infection control solutions for your healthcare facility here: https://www.hmark.com/?pmc=BC-Readonpod
    *Disclaimer: The views provided by hosts and guests on this series do not represent any employer, company, or third party, and are solely that of the individuals themselves.

    • 32 min
    On Pathogens & PPE Ep 9: Surgical Site Infections (SSIs)

    On Pathogens & PPE Ep 9: Surgical Site Infections (SSIs)

    Get ready to scrub up and join the fight against surgical site infections (SSIs) in this must-listen episode of "On Pathogens & PPE!" Host Jill Holdsworth and co-host Patrick Gordon are joined by special guests Jhmeid Billingslea and Jeri Culbertson to explore the risk factors, prevention strategies, and Sterile Processing’s role in preventing SSIs. From preoperative prep and intraoperative prevention to post-op wound care and surveillance, these experts are here to help you cover all the bases to help keep your patients safe. Tune in and get ready to lead the charge against SSIs in your facility!
    Over the next 12 weeks (plus one bonus episode!), Jill and special guests around the industry will provide practical insights and strategies to enhance the collaboration between Sterile Processing and Infection Prevention Professionals.
    New episodes of On Pathogens & PPE will release each Wednesday on all Transmission Control & Beyond Clean channels. For the best listening experience, download the Transmission Control mobile app on Apple (https://bit.ly/3JbDqAr) and Android (https://bit.ly/3vLnXEa) devices.
    This series is designed to empower you and your team to transform your department’s approach to employee and patient safety. A special thanks to our Year 1 sponsor Healthmark, a Getinge company, for making this series possible! Discover Healthmark’s innovative and cost-effective infection control solutions for your healthcare facility here: https://www.hmark.com/?pmc=BC-Readonpod
    *Disclaimer: The views provided by hosts and guests on this series do not represent any employer, company, or third party, and are solely that of the individuals themselves.

    • 31 min
    On Pathogens & PPE Ep 8: Bloodborne Pathogens & Sharps Safety

    On Pathogens & PPE Ep 8: Bloodborne Pathogens & Sharps Safety

    Are there hidden dangers lurking in your SPD? Tune in to this eye-opening episode of “On Pathogens & PPE,” as host Jill Holdsworth and special guests Dannie O. Smith and Chaz Rhone uncover the common bloodborne pathogens, like HIV and hepatitis, that could be lurking in your SPD and posing a threat to your safety. They'll dive into best practices for reducing the threat of bloodborne pathogens including, preventing sharps injuries, handling post-exposure situations quickly, and ensuring the safe handling and disposal of sharps. From emphasizing the importance of reporting near misses to identifying the proper disposal sharps, this episode is packed with critical information to help you #FightDirty and stay safe in your daily battle against pathogens!
    Over the next 12 weeks (plus one bonus episode!), Jill and special guests around the industry will provide practical insights and strategies to enhance the collaboration between Sterile Processing and Infection Prevention Professionals.
    New episodes of On Pathogens & PPE will release each Wednesday on all Transmission Control & Beyond Clean channels. For the best listening experience, download the Transmission Control mobile app on Apple (https://bit.ly/3JbDqAr) and Android (https://bit.ly/3vLnXEa) devices.
    This series is designed to empower you and your team to transform your department’s approach to employee and patient safety. A special thanks to our Year 1 sponsor Healthmark, a Getinge company, for making this series possible! Discover Healthmark’s innovative and cost-effective infection control solutions for your healthcare facility here: https://www.hmark.com/?pmc=BC-Readonpod
    *Disclaimer: The views provided by hosts and guests on this series do not represent any employer, company, or third party, and are solely that of the individuals themselves.

    • 28 min

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