Cleaning and Disinfection in the Long-term Care Setting: Where do we Start?

Meet the Speaker:

Deb Patterson Burdsall PhD, RN-BC, CIC, FAPIC APIC Consulting Services

IP Competency: Novice, Proficient, Expert

Duration: 60 minutes      Available through: 03/29/2018

Description:    

In partnership with the Illinois Department of Health and the Chicago Department of Public Health, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is offering a complimentary webinar presented by Deb Patterson Burdsall PhD, RN-BC, CIC, FAPIC.  Cleaning and Disinfection in the Long-term Care Setting: Where Do We Start?  Keeping a healthcare environment clean and disinfected is a cornerstone of infection prevention and control.  One of the main responsibilities of the infection preventionist is to be aware of and involved in all aspects of environmental cleaning and disinfection. This webinar targets long-term care facility staff, and discusses the basics of keeping the long-term care environment clean and disinfected using an interdisciplinary teamwork model.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how the healthcare environment can become a reservoir for organisms that cause infections
  • Differentiate between cleaning and disinfecting
  • Understand chemical contact time
  • Apply strategies for an interdisciplinary team approach to cleaning and disinfecting the LTC environment

About APIC: APIC's mission is to create a safer world through prevention of infection. The association's more than 15,000 members direct infection prevention programs that save lives and improve the bottom line for hospitals and other healthcare facilities. APIC advances its mission through patient safety, implementation science, competencies and certification, advocacy, and data standardization.  Visit APIC online at www.apic.org

Group Site License: Registration includes one internet connection and one telephone connection at one location and an unlimited number of participants from your organization in one listening room.

Nursing contact hours: 1

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You can complete the on-line evaluation from your personal computer immediately after attending the webinar by using the link provided at the conclusion of the program. Once the on-line evaluation is complete you will be eligible to obtain your CE Certificate of completion.

Accreditation Statement: Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Disclaimer: APIC recognizes these activities as continuing education for registered nurses. This recognition does not imply endorsement by APIC or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity.

No speaker or planning committee member disclosed any financial or commercial interest that affected this educational activity.

  • Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • Nursing Contact Hours: XX (not always applicable as not all webinars are eligible)
  • To get CNE for a webinar, you must attend the program in its entirety and complete an on-line evaluation of it. Your feedback is not only required by our CNE accrediting body, but it is vital to development of future programming that best meets learners' needs. We read every word you write.
  • No speaker or planning committee member disclosed any financial or commercial interest that affected this educational activity. 

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