Comprehensive HAI Prevention: Finding and Controlling the Sources of Resistant Bacterial Transmission in the Healthcare Setting

Meet the Speaker:
Enid K. Eck, RN, MPH
Regional Director, Infection Prevention and Control
Quality and Risk Management
Kaiser Permanente, California


IP Competency: Expert


Duration: 60 minutes        Available through: 12/31/2014


The presentation will provide information on the comprehensive program that was implemented throughout Kaiser Permanente's 13 Southern California hospitals.  The Program established unique partnerships, improved environmental sanitation, reduced transmission of HAI infections caused by environmental contamination.  Successful implementation strategies, systematic changes, stakeholder engagement and reinforcement/redundancy components will be presented and illustrated throughout the presentation.


Learning Objectives:
1. Identify key partnerships that should be in place to assure the safest environment for patients and healthcare workers
2. Describe successful practices that staff can implement to identify sources and prevent transmitting resistant bacteria including KPC, MRSA, VRE, C. difficile.
3. Describe mechanisms used to assure sustained success and ownership by frontline staff.


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Recorded 04/06/2011
Recorded 04/06/2011
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1.00 CNE credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CNE credit  |  Certificate available