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About the Course

Brief Description

Environmental Rounding Intensive is a two-hour web-based program that will take participants on a virtual long-term care facility environmental rounds. Participants will virtually round in many facility departments including dietary, kitchen, and food services; the laundry including soiled linen room and clean linen storage; housekeeping and janitor's closets; and other areas in the facility. Check lists for various departments will be shared.

Course Objectives 

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

  • Discuss components of effective environmental rounding in a long-term care facility

  • Create and analyze reports of environmental rounds findings

  • Develop plans for improving outcomes

Who Should Attend This Course 

This course is an advanced course 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

  • Directors of Staff Development

  • Directors of Nursing

  • Administrators​

Course Content

Virtual environmental rounds will be conducted throughout the virtual facility with participants engaged in identifying issues and problems. The class will include preparation of reports and a discussion of how to engage staff to address and correct problems identified.

Online Classroom Learning

Persons selecting this option will attend an online class. The full class must be attended for full continuing education credits. Online chats and discussions will offer the participants an opportunity to interact directly with the course faculty.

Environmental Rounding Intensive




2-hour online class

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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