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Deadline to register: 4/3/2023
The purpose of this course is to train designated nursing home staff to establish an effective infection control program in accordance with North Carolina Administrative code rule 10a NCAC 41a .0206. This course will be offered in both live at UNC Friday Conference Center in Chapel Hill NC, and live-streamed virtually. Participants must attend the course in its entirety starting at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm each day.
Please carefully select which session type you will attend, in-person or virtual:
- Registrants wanting to switch from in-person to virtual: register and pay for the virtual session and request a refund for the in-person session in writing.
- Registrants wanting to switch from virtual to in-person: register and pay for the in-person session and request a refund for the virtual session in writing.
Desired learning outcome: Upon completion of the learning activity, 95% of learners will report an increase in knowledge of 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, OSHA Final Rule, and legal considerations round out the course.
Date of course: April 17-19, 2023
Cost: $465 in-state; $495 out-of-state. Payment by credit card only. No exceptions.
Agenda, Cancellation Policy , Continuing Education Statement
• 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.
• Desired learning outcome: Upon completion of the learning activity, 95% of learners will report an increase in knowledge of effective infection control methodologies to successfully implement a high quality infection control program in their facility.
• To complete this course, you must attend 100% of the educational activity, and complete the on-line course evaluation.
• No one with the ability to control the content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company except for William Rutala, speaker, who is a speaker/consultant for PDI. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.