Event Details
Event Title Infection Control in Long Term Care Facilities
Location Zoom Webinar
Sponsor Center for Infectious Diseases - Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology
Date/Time 11/01/2021 - 11/03/2021 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cutoff Date 10/02/2021 Must register before this date
For more information, contact the event administrator: Amy Powell amy_powell@med.unc.edu
Sorry, no sessions are available
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 10
The purpose of this course is to train nursing home staff to establish an effective infection control program in accordance with North Carolina Administrative code rule 10a NCAC 41a .0206.
Desired learning outcome: 1) Learners will know the components of a high quality infection control program for long term care facilities. 2) Learners will know effective infection control methodologies to successfully implement a high quality infection control program in their facility.
The 3 day course addresses structure and content of a high quality infection control program with lectures on topics including IC program development, surveillance and reporting, basic statistics, and antibiotic stewardship. Clinical content addresses the most common infections in long term care: UTI's, respiratory infections, and wound infections. Presentations on environmental issues, safe injections/glucometer care, and OSHA Final Rule round out the course.
Date of course: November 1-3, 2021
Format: Zoom Webinar

Note that there are 200 seats available for this event. Once the event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list and contacted if a seat opens up.
Cost: $0; No cost to attendees. Funding through a contract with NC DHHS currently covers the cost of the course. We will resume charging for future courses not funded through this contract.
Cancellation Policy: Notify amy_powell@med.unc.edu of cancellation. If there is a substitute, please provide name and email address of the person attending in your place. Facilities are encouraged to have a substitute ready to attend if the registered person is unable to attend. Substitutions can be made up to the start of the course.

Continuing Education Credit

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours Requested: 19.5

This educational program has been approved by the NC Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators.

Contact Hours Awarded: 19.75 

Questions? Contact Amy Powell, amy_powell@med.unc.edu, 919-966-6383



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