Safe Needles Saves Lives - Press Briefing and Webcast - Nov 4th

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10 Years after Legislation Was Enacted, How Safe are Health Care Professionals from Sharps?

Please join the American Nurses Association (ANA) on November 4th, 2010, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the National Press Club for a critical discussion on the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act, 10 years after it was enacted. Speakers include ANA President Karen Daley, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, who was instrumental in the Act’s passage. Panelists will discuss current trends in sharps injuries and what needs to be done to protect nurses and other health care professionals from this workplace hazard.

For those not in the Washington, D.C. area a live webcast of this event will be broadcast. There will be a Q&A period after the panel where online participants will be able to ask questions.