Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed., CIC Infection Prevention Consultant - Boston, MA
Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed. has been board certified in infection control (CIC) for over 30 years and is currently the Corporate Director, Clinical Implementation at Accelerate Diagnostics, providing educational and consultative services to the sales and marketing teams in the US. She was previously the Corporate Director, Infection Prevention for Universal Health Services in King of Prussia, PA, Infection Control (IC) Manager at New England Baptist Hospital, Director Infection Control Unit at Mass General Hospital and Infection Control Nurse at VA Medical Center, West Roxbury and Carney Hospital in Boston, MA.
As one of the early pioneers in infection control, she was awarded the APIC National Carole DeMille Award in 1990 and was selected as one of the APIC Heroes of Infection Prevention in 2007 for her work in establishing a MRSA and Staph aureus Elimination Program at New England Baptist. Maureen was one of the contributing authors in Barbara Gruedemann's Comprehensive Perioperative Nursing Textbook and contributed to the original APIC Text Book. She has presented numerous research abstracts at national conferences and published peer reviewed articles on healthcare associated infections.
"Establishing a Culture of Safety: A 7 S Bundle for SSIs" is a presentation she has delivered at the American Operating Room Nurses Congress (2009), Association for Professionals in Infection Control Conference (2012), National Association of Orthopedic Nurses Convention (2010), Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (2009), International Orthopedic Nursing Congress - Singapore (2012), Asian Perioperative Nursing Congress (2012), College of Surgeons of ASIA (2012), the Semmelweis Conference Vienna (2015), Peri-operative Nurses Conferences in Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore (2016) and Peri-operative Nurses conferences in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore (2017), She is a frequent guest speaker at many local chapters, hospitals and educational events. The presentation showcases a unique bundled approach to effectively prevent surgical site infections. www.7sbundle.com
In May 2012 she was selected as one of the "Who's Who of Infection Prevention" by Infection Control Today. She is a frequent international speaker having visited and worked with infection control professionals, operating room nurses, surgeons and physicians in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, France, Turkey, Argentina, Toronto, Vancouver, Austria and South Korea.
Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed., CIC
Infection Preventionist Consultant
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