Voting Link

You will be invited to participate in live polls during some of the modules. You can access the polls via a computer or mobile device (e.g., phone, tablet) with web access. To access the voting page do one of the following:

  • Click on the QR-code below which will open the voting page

  • Enter the web address noted below the QR-code into a web browser

  • Scan the QR-code with a QR-code Reader

You will only be able to vote when the poll is started during the class.

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2 Regulation
3 The Role of the IP
4 Expertise
5 Microbiology_edited
Surveillance
Preventable HAIs_edited
8 Precautions_edited
MDRO_edited
10 Hand Hygiene
11 Educator
8:15-8:30 am Regulation

8:15-8:30 am Regulation

Rapid fire: Learn what regulations are impacting Infection Prevention in Long-Term Care Facilities

8:30-8:45 am The Role of the IP

8:30-8:45 am The Role of the IP

Rapid Fire: Review of the roles and responsibilities of the Infection Preventionist

8:45-9:00 am Expertise Needed

8:45-9:00 am Expertise Needed

Rapid Fire: Understand all the areas of expertise that are involved in the functions of the Infection Preventionist; all of these areas will be covered in this course

9:00-10:15 am Basic Microbiology

9:00-10:15 am Basic Microbiology

A review of basic microbiology essentials for the Infection Preventionist

10:30-11:30 am Surveillance

10:30-11:30 am Surveillance

How to conduct surveillance in long-term care including tools needed

11:30-12:30 pm Exercises

11:30-12:30 pm Exercises

Review real surveillance case studies; learn how to use a surveillance log; participate in interactive surveillance exercises

1:00-2:00 pm Preventable HAIs

1:00-2:00 pm Preventable HAIs

Learn about the most common preventable healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) in long-term care and interventions to prevent them

2:00-3:00 pm Precautions

2:00-3:00 pm Precautions

Description of Standard Precautions and Transmission-Based Precautions including what they are and for which infections they should be initiated

3:15-4:30 pm MDROs

3:15-4:30 pm MDROs

Review of the most prevalent multi-drug resistant organisms (MDROs), including C. difficile, seen in long-term care

4:30-4:45 pm Hand Hygiene

4:30-4:45 pm Hand Hygiene

Rapid Fire: Why is hand hygiene important in infection prevention

4:45-5:00 pm The IP as Educator

4:45-5:00 pm The IP as Educator

Rapid Fire: Adult education methods and techniques that the Infection Preventionist can employ when educating staff

8:00-9:00 The Role of the Environmen

8:00-9:00 The Role of the Environmen

Understand the role that the environment plays in the transmission of organisms and learn steps to prevent transmission

9:00-10:00 Environmental Rounds

9:00-10:00 Environmental Rounds

Interactive exercise on Environmental Rounds

10:15-11:15 am

10:15-11:15 am

A review the epidemiology, transmission and prevention of the most common infectious diseases seen in long-term care

11:15-12:15 pm Employees

11:15-12:15 pm Employees

Prevention of transmission of organisms to and from employees and how to manage an employee exposure to infectious diseases

12:45-1:30 pm Outbreak Management

12:45-1:30 pm Outbreak Management

How to identify an outbreak and what to do

1:30-3:00 pm Antibiotic Stewardship

1:30-3:00 pm Antibiotic Stewardship

The role of the Infection Preventionist in an Antibiotic Stewardship Program and how to establish a program

3:15-3:30 pm Communication

3:15-3:30 pm Communication

Rapid Fire: Basic tools to assist the Infection Preventionist in communicating with staff, physicians, administration, public health personnel, and surveyors

3:30-3:45 pm Quality Tools

3:30-3:45 pm Quality Tools

Rapid Fire: An exercise on using some of the basic quality assessment tools, e.g., RCA and Fishbone, for determining causes of problems

3:45-4:00 pm Survey Survival Tips

3:45-4:00 pm Survey Survival Tips

Rapid Fire: Tips of the trade to help navigate and participate in a CMS or Public Health facility survey

Post Test

Post Test

Putting together all the components of the Infection Prevention & Control Program and creating an action plan; what are the next steps to be taken by the participants Q&A and Post-Test and Evaluation

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1 Syllabus Day 1
2 Regulation
3 The Role of the IP
4 Expertise
5 Microbiology_edited
Surveillance
Preventable HAIs_edited
8 Precautions_edited
MDRO_edited
10 Hand Hygiene
11 Educator
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