May 31, 2022
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9220 Kirby Dr.
Houston, TX 77054
Sharps' essay contest is open to all students who have been accepted to or are currently enrolled in an accredited university in healthcare related studies. We will be awarding three prizes to the top three essays chosen by our panel of judges.ADVERTISEMENT
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted nursing homes and other long-term care facilities due to high mortality rates among their residents, staffing shortages, and infection control issues. Proper segregation of pharmaceutical and regulated medical wastes within these settings is highly regulated but difficult to execute during a pandemic when staff is directing their attention elsewhere. Explore current recommendations and requirements for regulated waste management in the long-term care industry and how facilities can create consistent, simple, and compliant waste segregation methods.
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