Acute Communicable
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Acute Communicable Disease Control ─ Healthcare Outreach
Basics of Infection Prevention for Long-term Care Settings─2 Day Mini Course
April 16-17th, 2019

Course Description:

This course is an educational program held by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH). The program is for Infection Preventionists (IPs) and associated staff who work in long-term care settings, including skilled nursing facilities and rehabilitation facilities. The course is adapted from California Department of Public Health’s “Basics of Infection Prevention” course and intended for beginning and intermediate IPs. It is free to attend and those who attend both days are eligible for nursing CEUs (approximately 10).

Full course description is available HERE

Course agenda is available HERE

*Registration will open March 18     REGISTER HERE

Day One: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Welcome and Introduction

The Role of the IP in the LTC: Handling Multiple Roles

IP Resources

Employee Health

Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions

Most Common Organisms Responsible for LTC Outbreaks

Reporting and Managing Outbreaks in LTC Settings


Pneumonia and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Prevention

Day Two: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Environment of Care and CHEST Program for Environmental Services

Collaborating with Hospitals


MDROs, CDI, and Antibiotic Selection

CRE and Novel MDROs

Urinary Tract Infection Prevention


State and Federal Regulatory Requirements

Course Archive
The following are presentations from previously held courses.


The Basics of Infection Prevention for Acute Care Settings

November 4-5, 2019

More information to come Fall 2019

If you have any questions, please email Stacy Hartmann at

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