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About the Course

Brief Description

The Continuing Education for Infection Preventionists includes three current topics relevant to today's Infection Preventionist for you to continue to build your infection prevention and control program. Topics include:

Understanding Regulations Pertinent to Infection Prevention & Control in Long-Term Care Facilities, including a focus on F-Tag 945

Ten Things Every Infection Preventionist Needs to Know

Current Infection Prevention Strategies in the Post-COVID-19 Era


Course Objectives

At the completion of the course, participant will be able to

  • Describe F-Tag 945

  • List three important principles an Infection Preventionist should be familiar with

  • Identify two infection prevention strategies to implement in future programs


Who Should Attend This Course

This course is for Infection Preventionists (IPs) in Long-Term Care.  It deals with current topics important to today's infection prevention and control program. 

  • Infection Preventionists

  • Licensed Nurses


Course Content

​Regulations and Guidelines Pertinent to Infection Prevention & Control

  • Review a comprehensive list of the F-Tags for long-term care facilities

  • Describe how to comply with F-Tag 945, the most recent F-Tag related to Infection Control

  • Discuss the significance of citations incurred during survey

Understand the survey process, findings related to Infection Control and strategies to increase compliance


Ten Things Every Infection Preventionist Needs to Know

  • Practical tips and tricks for the Infection Preventionist to perform their job

  • Develop practical applications for challenges met

Identify the most practical tips for an Infection Preventionist to place in their toolbox

 

Current Infection Prevention Strategies in the Post-COVID-19 Era

  • Review changes implemented during the pandemic and their influence on future programs

  • Identify which practices should be sustained and which shold be elminated

  • Establish and maintain a robust Infection Prevention and Control Program

Describe what we learned during the pandemic from practices that were implemented and how to incorporate them into a future robust Infection Prevention and Control Program


In-Person Classroom Learning

Persons selecting this option will attend a live one-day in-person class. Participants must attend the entire conference for full continuing education credits. Attendance at this venue offers the participants an opportunity to interact directly with the course faculty.

Continuing Education for Infection Preventionists

Price

$349

Duration

1 day - 6 hours

Your Instructors

Dolly Greene & Nancy Parris

Dolly Greene and Nancy Parris are both Registered Nurses and Certified in Infection Control (CIC) and have extensive experience in Infection Prevention and Control in long-term care.

Dolly Greene & Nancy Parris
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