Rutala Presents on Legal Aspects of Infection Prevention, Covid-19 Implications and Relevant Immunity Statutes
Healthcare attorney, Donna Renfrow Rutala, recently presented on Legal Aspects of Infection Prevention with a focus on legal challenges associated with COVID-19 and statutory immunity protections. The webinar was part of a 4-day virtual event entitled “Surveillance of Healthcare Associated Infections” hosted by the Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE) and attended by infection prevention professionals from across the country.
Donna is an attorney at Young Moore and focuses her practice on medical malpractice defense litigation and health law. She began her career as a Burn Intensive Care nurse prior to attending law school and worked as a risk/claims manager for UNC Hospitals while attending law school. Donna’s experience in the health care setting enables her to provide an in-depth understanding of multiple problems faced by the health care industry. She is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America™ and has an AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
The Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology promotes prevention and control of health care associated infections in North Carolina and beyond by providing evidence based education and consultation across the healthcare spectrum.