Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist from Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, Kathleen Hebdon, MSN, RN, CDCES, had a research poster accepted at the National Association of Diabetes Care and Educational Specialists Conference in Baltimore, MD. Hebdon’s poster was entitled Infection Prevention in Diabetes Care: Is There a Practice Gap? Her research and poster explored the prevalence of incorrect disposal of diabetes-care related medical waste and the potential dangers to family members, healthcare workers, and waste management workers. Hebdon’s poster was on display at the conference from August 11-15, 2022.
Bertrand Chaffee Hospital’s ongoing community and patient education services include prediabetes and diabetes courses and support groups. For more information or to register, please call (716) 592-9643.