Karen Egan, RGN, MSC Health Protection

Writer

Karen has worked within the speciality of IPC for 15 years and covered both the hospital and community settings. Within this time Karen has been involved in national projects and training initiatives, contributed to the IPC education agenda by presenting at various national/international conferences and facilitated a degree level IPC module for the last 11 years.

Her key interests are environmental hygiene and decontamination, proactive strategies for the reduction of healthcare acquired infections, IPC governance frameworks, legislation and legal aspects of IPC and the patient’s perspective of infection prevention practise.