level in addition to being a board member, officer and committee member of her local APIC chapter.
Cindy has served as a past member of the test review committee for the Vascular Access Certification Corporation, a contributor to the AVA Consensus Document and is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Nursing Management. She has presented infection prevention educational programs at the local, regional, and national level. She previously was an adjunct faculty member at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Community College. Prior to working in Infection Prevention, Cindy worked as an emergency department Clinical Manager and as a staff and charge nurse in critical care settings. She is an active member in the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), Association of perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN), American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), Society for Gastroenterology Nurses (SGNA), Association for Vascular Access (AVA), and the National Association Directors of Nursing Administration in Long‐Term Care (NADONA/LTC).
J. Hudson Garrett Jr.
PhD., MSN, MPH, FNP-BC, CSRN,
CDONA, FACDONA, C-NE, PLNC,
Dr. Hudson Garrett is currently employed as the Global Chief Clinical Officer for Pentax Medical. He has completed the Johns Hopkins Fellows Program in Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, and the CDC Fundamentals of Healthcare Epidemiology program. He is also a Fellow in the Academy of National Associations of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care and the American Academy of Project Management.
Dr. Garrett currently serves as the Chairperson for both the Clinical Research Committee and the Emerging Infectious Diseases in Vascular Access for the Association for Vascular Access (AVA), Past President of the Board of Directors, for the Southeast Chapter of the Infusion Nurses Society, and the Industry Liaison for the Board of Directors for the Association for the Healthcare Environment. He is also a three-time nominee for the AVA Herbst Award. He also served as a reviewer for the 2013 Best Practices in Adult Peripheral Vascular Access Resource Guide for AVA, and is the second author for the second revision of the AVA Pediatric Special Interest Organization Guidelines and also an author for the CVC Best Practices Resource guide. He was recognized as a 2013 “Who’s Who in Infection Prevention” by Infection Control Magazine