Home Care and Hospice Survey Readiness: How to Prevent Common Compliance IssuesContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/27/2020
CMS and accrediting organization surveyors are focusing on infection prevention and control practices during home care and hospice surveys. This webinar will focus on the unique challenges of providing care in the home and provide practical guidance on how to prevent common survey compliance issues and strengthen your infection prevention and control program.
NHSN Update Spring 2020Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/21/2020
Hear directly from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) subject matter experts on the most commonly asked questions and scenarios received from NHSN users. Do you have questions for the NHSN? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the webinar.
Live From Industry: Innovations in the Surgical Site Infection Prevention Bundle: How Early Adoption Can Improve Patient OutcomesContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/16/2020
The surgical site infection (SSI) prevention bundle is more complex and more rapidly evolving when compared to other healthcare-associated prevention bundles and keeping apprised of the latest innovations is often challenging for infection preventionists and perioperative teams. This presentation will highlight some of the more recent innovative practices and technologies, that when used as adjuncts to current surgical care practices, can reduce SSI risk among certain surgical patient populations.
Heroes of APIC: Reaching the Masses - Educating Throughout the Commonwealth of PennsylvaniaContains 4 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/26/2020
Education is a key component of infection prevention. There are over 1,200 healthcare facilities in Pennsylvania. Developing education to meet the needs of the adult learner in difference healthcare settings, with varying levels of experience is a challenge.
AIHA & APIC COVID-19 Response: Ventilation, surface disinfection and PPE considerations for the IP and IHContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 03/26/2020
This webinar will address the gaps of knowledge of industrial hygienists and infection preventionists as it relates to ventilation, respirators, construction issues, occupational health and safety and business.
Healthcare preparedness for SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 03/17/2020
Healthcare facilities face ongoing challenges related to preparing for and responding to emerging infectious diseases, including the novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (which causes the disease coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19). The purpose of this webinar is to outline evidence-based recommendations, best practices, and Joint Commission Standards for managing an influx of infectious patients, including an outbreak or pandemic involving COVID-19.
Heroes of APIC: Making Small Changes to Become the Patient’s HeroContains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/12/2020
We know that forging change is difficult without support from your leadership and teams. This webinar will discuss the importance of composing a team of leaders, engaging senior leaders and staff accountability.
Performing Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities following Best PracticesContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 02/05/2020
This presentation will discuss the key factors of sterilization that an infection preventionist should be aware of and the critical steps required for sterilization, including the required documentation. A sterile processing department typically utilizes both steam and low temperature sterilization.
Heroes of APIC: Reduction and Elimination of HAIs and Neonatal SepsisContains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/22/2020
Reduction of Healthcare Associated Infections by empowering Environmental Services Staff & Using Multi-Modal Strategies to Eliminate Neonatal Sepsis in Banso Baptist Convention
Onboarding New IPs: A Structured ApproachContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 01/08/2020
This presentation will focus on the importance and benefits of having a structured and standardized approach for orienting new IPs to their role and to the field of infection prevention. Having formalized new IP orientation checklists helps to ensure each IP has the basic training needed to function independently in their new role.