The first in a six-part webinar series on infection prevention topics in long term care. Each webinar is thirty minutes, which includes content and time for open discussion/Q&A.
Nursing home infection preventionists and other staff interested in infection prevention.
- Discuss content of a surveillance plan.
- Discuss infection log and specific infection worksheets.
- Identify sources of data.
- Use standard case definitions.
- Calculate infection rates.
Diane Dohm is a nursing home project specialist with MetaStar Inc., currently assisting Wisconsin long term care facilities with enrollment and data entry in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), reduction of C. difficile, and antibiotic stewardship. Diane is a HHS certified medical technologist, has a bachelor’s degree in business, and has been board certified in infection prevention and control since 2008. Diane is active in the Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology (APIC), having served on the Badger Chapter board of directors since 2010, and has received the National APIC Chapter Leadership Award in 2011 and 2016. Diane also chairs the CIC review session occurring each year at state conference. Diane is a member of the Wisconsin HAI in LTC Coalition and the Wisconsin Antibiotic Stewardship Steering Committee.
Recording, Handouts, Q&A
PDF slide handouts • Playlist on YouTube • Q&A.
Infection Preventionist Webinar Series
Webinar 1: Surveillance, What Do I Need to Track?
Webinar 2: What Does the Data Mean and What Do I Do With It?
Webinar 3: Outbreak Recognition and Management
Webinar 4: Transmission Precautions – Isolate the Organisms and Not the Resident
Webinar 5: Frequent Citations
Webinar 6: Where Can I Find Additional Training for Infection Prevention and Control?
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