About the Course
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.
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.
Directors of Staff Development
Directors of Nursing
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.
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.