“Patient safety at Southampton Hospital is of critical importance and Deborah Maile is an important asset to our team,” noted Robert S. Chaloner, Southampton Hospital President & CEO. “In addition to her infection prevention responsibilities, she also plays a key role in the Hospital’s Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, communicating with patients who have been infected by a tick bite and need information and referrals to local physicians.”
After demonstrating a mastery of infection prevention and control knowledge, Director of Southampton Hospital’s Infection Prevention Department, Deborah Maile, RN, BSN, CIC, CRSCT, has achieved re-certification in Infection Control. The certifying exam is administered by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC) and the test serves as a way to protect the public by offering a standardized measurement of infection control practices as well as promoting professionalism of clinicians in the infection prevention field. By passing certification, the CIC® credentialed Maile joins approximately 5,000 practitioners worldwide, who are certified in infection control.
“We are proud of her accomplishments and appreciate the professionalism and skill that she contributes to Southampton Hospital,” expressed President Chaloner.
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