Infection Control in Long-Term Care Communities


March 5, 2013

1:30p.m. EST - 2:30p.m. EST


Infections in long term care can be costly and serious, but can often be preventable. Included in the presentation will be an overview of the most common healthcare-associated infections found in LTC and how effective control is achieved. 

Participants will be able to: 

  • Explain basics of the infection process.
  • Identify the most common infections in the LTC community and recall symptoms of each.
  • List the basic guidelines for preventing infections and infection spread.
  • Describe common methods for treating infections (including prudent use of antibiotics).

Intended audience 

Licensed nurses, nursing home administrators, social service, activities, and direct caregivers.

Contact Hours 

1.0 for nurses for each session.

Cost 

For PA-based skilled care facilities or COLLAGE members the cost is discounted to $110 per session or $450 for the series (5). For all others the cost is $135/session or $580/series.

Materials 

This program will be "paperless." Handouts will be e-mailed to the facility contact person prior to the program. Please make sure you provide an e-mail address that will accept attachments when you register.

Additional Information 

The registration fee is only valid for one computer at the location registered with Kendal Outreach, LLC. You must have one designated webinar contact person assigned to your facility. Multiple staff may sign in and watch the webinar, and you may use an LCD projector to make the program more visible to a larger number of staff. If you do not have computer access, you may use your telephone to access the program as a teleconference. Contact hour certificates will be e-mailed to the facility contact person for all participants who sign in and return a completed evaluation form. 

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