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◂  November 2017

Nipping Infections in the Bud
11/15/201711/16/2017

Published by: pattyadmin

Venue

HFAM Meeting Room
601 Global Way, Suite 100-103
Linthicum, MD, 21090

Register

$350 HFAM Members $450 Non-HFAM Members

Contact

Patty DeGrasse
410-290-5132

NIPP- Nusing Home Infection Prevention Program- Nipping Infections in the Bud

November 15, 2017 & November 16, 2017

8:00am- 4:00pm (Registration 7:15am) & 8:00am-11:45am (Registration 7:30am)

HFAM Meeting Room, 601 Global Way, Suite 100-103, Linthicum, MD  21090

Continuing Education – 9.5 hours for Administrators and Social Workers.  Nurses may obtain contact hours by contacting CEU Network, information will be provided upon request.

This full-day workshop is designed to expand the knowledge of those responsible of LTC’s facilities Infection and Preventionist and support staff beyond basic control and prevention. The overall goal of this program will be to offer a specialized training that will equip long term-care facilities with the tools they need to participate in surveillance, learn and use infection control and containment practices, and adopt a proactive approach to preventing spread while being good stewards of antibiotics to preserve effectiveness of the agents we have today.

The specialized training will drill deeper, with standard and transmission-based precautions, including the circumstances in which isolation should be used for residents or staff. The infection Preventionist’s role will be fully explored, with a review of the specialist’s qualifications and scope of practice.

Cost:  $350 for HFAM Members   $450 for Non-HFAM Members

Questions: Call Patty Degrasse – 410-401-3089 ext.101

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