Infection Prevention in the Long-term Acute Care Setting

Meet the Speaker:
Amy M. Richmond, RN, BSN, MHS, CIC


IP Competency: Novice


Duration: 60 minutes        Available through: 12/31/2013


This session will provide an introduction to the Infection Prevention program in the long-term acute care setting.  This unique setting comes with its own set of unique challenges to developing and implementing an effective infection control program.   An overview of the population served, surveillance challenges and prevention measures will be discussed.


Learning objectives
• Describe the patient population in the long-term acute care setting.
• Identify the barriers to an effective infection prevention program in this setting.
• Discuss prevention measures that can be applied to this setting.


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Recorded 09/01/2010
Recorded 09/01/2010
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