Designated Infection Control Officer Training for Public Safety Personnel- June 18th & 19th

You do not want to miss this! Join us live for this two-day event at the Indiana Kentucky Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) 1245 Durrett Ln. Louisville KY 40213 from 9:00am – 5:00 pm.

Registration is now open!

Course Description:

This public safety-specific educational program addresses all requirements for the Designated Infection Control Officer role across public safety settings. This course is purposefully designed for fire, emergency medical services, law enforcement, coroners/medical examiners, and other public safety personnel to address the complex needs of infection prevention and control, as well as occupational health management. This program exceeds all training requirements as required by the federal Ryan White Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Bloodborne Pathogens standard. Participants will also be exposed to the core content covered on the Designated Infection Control Officer national board certification.

Course Target Audiences:

  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Law Enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Medical Examiners/Coroners
  • Fire Services
  • Campus Public Safety

Continuing Education Credit

  • This course is approved for 16.0 hours of continuing education by the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services. There is a $40.00 fee to attend this course.

Course Director Information

Hudson Garrett Jr., PhD, MSN, MPH, MBA, FNP-BC, RPL, NRAEMT, IP-BC, CACO, CADS, DICO-C, LTC-CIP, TR-C, CPPS, CPHQ, HACP-IC, CPHRM, ICE-CCP, CPXP, MHRO, CDIPC, CIC, NCEE, FACHE, FAOM, FSHEA, FACHDM, FAAPM, FNAP, FIDSA, FAHVAP

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Professor, Emergency Medical Services and Critical Care

College of Allied Health 

Phoenix Institute and College

NAEMT Training Center Coordinator

Fellow, Academy of Operational Medicine (FAOM)

Course Director Bio:

Dr. Hudson Garrett is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and a Professor of Emergency Medical Services and Critical Care in the College of Allied Health at Phoenix Institute and College. He holds a Graduate Certificate in Infection Prevention and Infection Control and completed epidemiology training coursework thru the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins Fellows Program in Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control. Dr. Garrett serves as the Public Safety Liaison for the Greater Atlanta Chapter of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology and also is a consultant Tactical Medic for several police departments.  He has over 15 years of experience as an EMS and Medical Instructor. He has served on many national professional boards and received a Presidential Citation Award from the Society for Critical Care Medicine in recognition for his work in preventing healthcare associated infections. He was inducted as a Distinguished Fellow and Practitioner in the National Academies of Practice. He is Board Certified in Vascular Access, Healthcare Quality, Critical Care, Long Term Care, Infection Prevention and Control, Emergency Medical Services, and Patient Safety. 

Dr. Garrett is an instructor with the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, American Safety and Health Institute, National Safety Council, Neurocritical Care Medicine Society, and for other professional groups in the public safety sector. He is also a member of the COVID-19 Response Team with the Federal Emergency Management Services/Health and Human Services Medical Reserve Corps and regularly cares for high-risk infectious diseases patients thru his work in the prehospital emergency medical setting. Dr. Garrett holds additional certifications including:

  • Designated Infection Control Officer
  • KY AEMT Licensed Educator
  • Nationally Certified EMS Educator
  • Registered Public Safety Leader
  • EMPACT National Training Faculty
  • Tactical Medic and Responder
  • Handtevy Pediatric Education Instructor
  • Certified Advanced Emergency Medical Dispatcher
  • Certified Emergency Fire Dispatcher
  • Public Safety Telecommunicator
  • Communications Training Officer
  • Certified Adult Crime Tactics Specialist
  • Emergency Neurological Life Support
  • Advanced HAZMAT Life Support Instructor
  • Disaster Life Support
  • NAEMT Training Center Director
  • American Heart Association ECC Regional Committee Member and Training Center Faculty
  • Poison Center Educator