The One & Only Campaign is a public health campaign, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition (SIPC), to raise awareness among patients and healthcare providers about safe injection practices. The Campaign aims to eliminate infections resulting from unsafe injection practices. Learn more.

Nebraska, is one of 10 partner states for the One and Only Campaign and has prepared a web-based course to train “Safe Injection Champions”. The safe injection champion curriculum is applicable to all types of healthcare providers. The curriculum includes key points for injection safety, including safe disposal and point of care testing.

This course is provided to recruit and train injection safety champions at healthcare facilities. Visit the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Web site to learn more and access the Becoming a Safe Injection Champion Course, and to view handouts, slides and continuing education Information. The course is provided via the “CDCTRAIN Learning Network”

WebEx Recording: No Longer “Baptism By Fire”: Developing An Infection Control Plan in the Home Environment

Peg Gilbert, RN, MS, CIC, FAPIC, Quality IC, LLC, works to improve infection prevention practices in healthcare facilities using proven quality improvement strategies. Gilbert recently shared her expertise on the components of an infection prevention program, including, but not limited to, risk assessment, surveillance, data collection and reporting in the home care setting. The presentation handouts and recording can be accessed on our Web site