Environmental Monitoring Data Management, Analysis, and Investigation
Includes a Live Web Event on 11/08/2023 at 2:00 PM (EST)
A properly set up Environmental Monitoring (EM) program generates a large amount of data that is only meaningful when managed and analyzed correctly. This webinar discusses the setting of Alert levels and Action limits and how and when to trend EM data. The main focus of this session is how to recognize and analyze adverse trends and how to investigate adverse trends and EM excursions, including personnel monitoring failures.
Attendees will learn:
- How to establish and maintain appropriate Alert levels and Action limits
- How and when to trend EM data
- How to recognize, analyze, and investigate adverse trends and EM excursions
Register now to learn more about environmental monitoring!
Amanda Curtis is a Microbiology Consultant at ValSource with over 10 years of experience in medical and pharmaceutical microbiology. She received her bachelor’s degree in microbiology from Purdue University. Amanda started her career in clinical microbiology before moving into the pharmaceutical industry with a focus on Human Cells, Tissues, and Cellular and Tissue-Based Products (HCT/Ps) and Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs). She is experienced in complex investigations, microbial and contamination control, risk-based approaches to environmental monitoring (EM), and EM data analysis.
Jennifer DeMatteo, MCM, CIC (Moderator)
Director of Regulations and Standards
Eye Bank Association of America
Jennifer DeMatteo, MCM, CIC, is the Director of Regulations and Standards for the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA). She oversees the EBAA Accreditation program, Medical Standards process and serves as their regulatory liaison. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Science degree in Clinical Microbiology from Hahnemann University (now Drexel University). She was responsible for directing the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Employee Health programs and personnel in major tertiary hospital and ambulatory care settings. Ms. DeMatteo has been a Healthcare Epidemiologist for over 20 years and is certified in Infection Control & Epidemiology (CBIC).