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CEU Enhanced Leadership Development Academy for RNs and NHAs in Long-term Care
Take this survey FIRST before you click the register button to determine your eligibility. This professional development course offers RNs and NHAs working in LTC an engaging on-line learning environment with an emphasis on practical application that ...
CEU (HAI) Unit 2: Best Practices in Infection Control in Ambulatory Care Settings: Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization (CEU)
Unit 2 in our healthcare-associated infections series, this course covers all aspects of cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization including the practical application of these principles in the outpatient setting. It will provide information that ...
CEU (HAI) Unit 4: Best Practices in Infection Control in Ambulatory Care Settings: Review of State and Federal Regulations, Requirements, and Guidelines (CEU)
Fourth in our HAI series, this course provides an overview of the survey and inspection process for Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs). A review is provided regarding common infection control citations and statistics for Missouri as well as ...
CEU (HAI) Unit 3: Best Practices in Infection Control in Ambulatory Care Settings: Promoting a Culture of Organizational Safety (CEU)
Third in our HAI series, this course includes an overview of concepts for establishing and maintaining an organizational culture for safe care. Concepts include leadership, management and frontline perspectives on components of programs that promote ...
CEU (HAI) Resources for CIC Certification: Nursing Strategies to Decrease Healthcare Associated Infections
This self-paced online course includes handwashing, principles of microbiology and antimicrobial therapy, and the IP's role in antimicrobial stewardship. This course assists IP's preparations for the CIC certification exam. Successful completion ...
CEU (HAI) Unit 1: Best Practices in Infection Control in Ambulatory Care Settings: Basic Infection Prevention and Control Principles to Guide Practice (CEU)
This self-paced course will provide information related to blood borne pathogens, hand hygiene, standard precautions including proper use of personal protective equipment, respiratory hygiene, safe medication and injection practices and other ...
In the FALL 2017 Prevention Strategist, the authors state: “In spite of an increasing focus on SSI reduction efforts and overall lower infection rates, the stakes remain high for all patients having surgery. Approximately 55 percent of SSI cases ...
From the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
CDC point of care devices, including: information and links to info from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Federal Drug Administration; FAQs about cleaning and disinfecting meters; references for outbreak examples
Infection preventionists have drawn key supporting roles in a proposed rule by CMS requiring antibiotic stewardship programs in hospitals to rein in drug-resistant bacteria and stop the rise of Clostridium difficile.
To help encourage the vaccination of the workforce, this influenza toolkit for long-term care also contains lots of other resources.