Areas of Expertise

Infection Prevention and Control, Environment of Care, Joint Commission Compliance with IPC

Classes Authored



Associations

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

Leah Frederick

MS, RN, CIC

 
Leah owns the consulting firm Infection Prevention Consultants, LLC, providing infection prevention mentorship and program development services to for-profit and not-for-profit health care providers nationwide.

Prior to this, she was Corporate Infection Prevention Officer for MedCath, Inc., and co-owned the consulting firm Infection Control Consultants, providing consultation on infection prevention and control.

Leah has successfully developed infection prevention and control programs for hospitals and outpatient settings, and led organizations in improving existing programs. She specializes in leading organizations to decrease and prevent healthcare-acquired infections and providing the most up-to-date information on regulatory compliance. She has been active and has held office in numerous professional associations which include the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), and Sigma Theta Tau. Ms. Frederick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and holds a Master of Science Degree in Community Health from Arizona State University. She is currently certified in Infection Control by the Certification Board of Infection Control (CBIC), and has been certified for more than 20 years.
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