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Acute Communicable Disease Control ─ Healthcare Outreach
Basics of Infection Prevention ─ 2 Day Mini Course ─ November 29-30, 2017

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Beyond the Basics of Infection Prevention: 2 Day Mini Course

Course Description:
This program is targeted towards Infection Preventionists (IPs) and associated staff who work in acute health care settings, including general acute care hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, dialysis centers, and ambulatory surgery centers. It is intended for beginning and intermediate IPs. The course is free and nursing CEUs will be available.

Full course description is available here.

Registration will open in October 2017 and all materials will be available on this website.

Coming in Spring 2018: Infection Prevention for Skilled Nursing Facilities


PREVIOUS COURSE

Basics of Infection Prevention 2 Day Mini Course

Monday, May 15 - Tuesday, May 16 (8am-5pm)

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

313 N. Figueroa St., Auditorium

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Description: This course is an educational program held by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) in conjunction with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The program is for infection preventionists (IPs) and associated staff who work in various health care settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, and other clinics. The course is free to attend and those who attend both days are eligible for 12 nursing CEUs.

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Day One: Monday, May 15, 2017

Department of Public Health Overview

The Role of the Infection Preventionist

Resources for Infection Prevention

Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) Prevention

Prevention of Multidrug Resistant Organisms (MDROs)

Not Always a UTI (CDI Prevention)

Microbiology Basics

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Prevention

The Infection Preventionist (IP) as an Educator

Preventing Employee Infections

 

Day Two: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Hand Hygiene in Healthcare

Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions

Epidemiology and Surveillance

Introduction to NHSN

Outbreaks and Infection Emergencies

Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization

Environment of Care

Safe Injection Practices

Sustaining Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Prevention

State and Federal Regulatory Requirements

 

 

 
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