Breaking Down Enhanced Barrier Precautions- What You Need to Know

23jul12:00 pm1:00 pmBreaking Down Enhanced Barrier Precautions- What You Need to KnowSDAHO Webinar

Event Details

July 23 at 12pm CST/11am MST

The healthcare environment and providers are crucial in the prevention of transmission of infections. This webinar is for anyone involved in long term care who seeks to deepen their understanding of enhanced barrier precautions. We will review MDRO’s, including CRE, when and who should have EBP implemented, and discuss scenarios to aid in understanding.

  1. Provide an overview of multi-drug resistant organisms. (MDRO’s)
  2. Discuss why MDRO’s pose a significant concern in healthcare settings.
  3. Review frequently asked questions. (Who, When, What)
  4. Discuss various scenarios to aid in understanding.
Presenter: Cheri Fast, HAI Consultant, South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care

With over 30 years in healthcare, Cheri works for the South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care. She is currently collaborating with the SD Department of Health on providing infection control guidance related to healthcare associated infections and performing facility Infection Control Risk Assessments.

She has worked with facilities, healthcare providers, community leaders and patients on multiple healthcare initiatives. She has received her certification in Infection Control and is anxious to work with facilities and frontline healthcare workers on infection prevention measures.

She is certified not only in infection control but has received certification in long term care infection control, case management and wound care. She played a pivotal role in the development of a national Home Health Infection Prevention Toolkit and was selected to serve as a technical reviewer for the national organization.

Cheri has worked as a Quality Risk Manager and Infection Control Nurse and also completed the AgriSafe Nurse Scholar class in 2019 and was selected to serve as South Dakota’s Total Farmer Health Coach, which promotes health and wellness to SD agriculture producers. She received the 2023 South Dakota Health Care Quality Professional of the Year and was recently selected to serve on a 3-year term for the national APIC Education Committee.

CE’s: NHA & SW


Registration is free for SDAHO Members and $49 for Non-Members.

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July 23, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT-05:00)