Infection Control University Training

2017 KCAHE Annual Conference

October 4, 2017 | The Ritz Charles in Overland Park, KS

ICRA Fundamentals – Why HAI Reduction Requires a Team

• A one (1) day on-site seminar
• CEUs available
• Presenter: Thom Wellington

Program Description

  • Module 1: What are Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) and why training is necessary
  • Module 2: Working in Healthcare Settings
  • Module 3: Infection Control Risk Assessments (ICRAs)
  • Module 4: Importance of Barriers
  • Module 5: Safe Work Practices in the healthcare environment
  • Module 6: Recruiting others as part of the team to prevent Healthcare Associated Infections

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding CMS penalties concerning HAIs
  • Hospitals and Patients must survive
  • The importance of the IP
  • Quality Outcomes are the driver
  • Impact of social media on your facility concerning HAIs
  • Aspergillus, spp. facts and legal cases
  • Recruiting everyone to join the infection control team
  • Understanding ICRAs