Continuing Medical Education – Infection Prevention: The Role of the Administrator

The Eastern Washington Area Health Education Center is thrilled to host a Continuing Education session titled “Infection Prevention: The Role of the Administrator”. Watch it online!

This Enduring Material activity, Infection Prevention Series, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 12/01/2017. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To claim your credit, watch the video and notify Krista Loney ( to obtain your CME certificate.

Presenter: Kai Nevala, MBA

Kai D. Nevala serves as the Clinic Director for the three Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic sites in Spokane, Washington.  He oversees daily operations for primary care, dental, pharmacy, behavioral health and nutrition services.  He has worked in healthcare in various supporting staff and leadership roles since 2005.

Kai is a graduate of Eastern Washington University’s health services administration program and earned an MBA in Healthcare Management from Gonzaga University.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Summarize the core components of infection preventing and control
  2. Outline best workplace practices designed to protect both patient and caregiver
  3. Understand the importance of collaboration across different departments
  4. Summarize different types of effective personal protective equipment and facility controls that reduce the risk of infection
  5. Recognize the importance of scenario planning and continuing staff education
  6. Describe one of the public health resources available to clinics to assist with infection control process assessment, specifically the Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) program