Learn about CDI precautions and resources, including the Minnesota Department of Health’s CDI Toolkit for Long Term Care Facilities.
Long term care staff.
Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Describe the differences between precautions for CDI patients in acute care and long term care settings.
- Locate resources provided by Minnesota Department of Health’s CDI Toolkit for Long-Term Care Facilities.
- Identify which resources would be most helpful for their facility and how to implement them.
Janet Lilleberg received her MPH at the University of Minnesota. She has worked as a planner and epidemiologist at the Minnesota Department of Health in the HAIs/Antimicrobial Resistance Unit. She works with state leaders to build coalitions of providers and partners to decrease HAIs. She is an active member on the Collaborative Healthcare-Associated Infection Network (CHAIN), APIC, the ASC HAI Advisory Group, the Clostridium difficile Initiative, and the Injection Safety team.
Maria Bye is an epidemiologist at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and is coordinator for the state’s Clostridium difficile surveillance program. She received her BS in Biology and Communications from the University of Minnesota and her MPH from Emory University. Prior to coming to MDH, Maria worked in zoonotic disease laboratories at the University of Minnesota. She bridged the gap between benchtop science and public health by doing epidemiological work with the Special Bacteriology Reference Laboratory at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Maria then gained insight into the healthcare system by consulting, specializing in urgent care center strategy and operations.
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