As an Infection Preventionist for ~ 35 years and board certified in Infection Prevention and Control since 1990, she has assisted in the development of environmental hygiene policies and procedures for cleaning and disinfecting.
She has worked closely with in-house and 3rd party contractors to assess and improve practices utilizing TJC standards and CMS regulations, EPA, the FDA and CDC.
Carol has facilitated process improvement initiatives in the selection of soaps, antiseptics and disinfectants, Validation of cleaning, selection of cleaning tools and assisted in the development of measures to improve the cleaning and disinfecting process in healthcare organizations.
Until the spring, over the past 5 years her role was Senior Clinical Advisor, Infection Prevention, for a well recognized disinfectant manufacturer. She has presented on a variety of topics related to cleaning and disinfecting at local, state and national conferences.