Saturday, November 26, 2022

Infection prevention and control: Protecting residents and staff

21jul12:00 pm1:00 pmInfection prevention and control: Protecting residents and staffWebinar

Event Details

Residents of long-term care facilities are at risk of infections circulating in the community and healthcare-associated infections. This presentation will review those risks, their significance and how they occur, as well as provide evidence-based infection prevention and control best practices to protect residents. These infection prevention practices include hand hygiene; environmental cleaning and disinfecting; and ensuring designation of multidisciplinary oversight groups to detect, treat, contain and prevent the transmission of potential pathogens. The program will also offer resources to support your efforts toward improving infection control for your residents and staff.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review why infection prevention is so critical for residents in long-term care
  • Assess overall infection prevention and control best practices and clinical-based evidence to protect residents
  • Discuss strategies for infection prevention including multidrug-resistant organisms
  • Examine resources to support efforts toward improving infection control for residents and staff

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Time

(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm