Long-Term Care Infection Prevention Bootcamp for Mobile County Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities

Date:   May 9, 2023

Time: 8:30am – 12:30pm

Location: Goodwill Gulf Coast, Auditorium

Address:  2440 Gordon Smith Dr., Mobile, AL 36617

CEUs: Nursing Home Administered CEUs Pending

The Deep South Center for OH&S is an approved provider of continuing education units for nurses by the AL Board of Nursing (Provider ABNP0420 Expiration Date 12/22/2025) and has awarded this program 4.2 CEUs.

The Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators has reviewed and approved the seminar entitled “Mobile County Long Term Care Facilities Mini Infection Control Bootcamp” for 3.5 hours of continuing education credit for licensed nursing home administrators in the State of Alabama.

Cost: Free

Purpose of Training: The purpose of this training is to provide all infection prevention and control staff located at nursing homes and long-term care facilities in Mobile County and surrounding areas with the knowledge and tools needed to run a competent and inclusive infection control program within their facility. The attendees will learn about the importance of hand hygiene, environmental services, enhanced barrier precautions, as well as source control. The attendees will also be equipped with a better understanding of the General Infection Control Assessment Response and how this can benefit their facilities.

Thank you to everyone who attended this event. Please contact ltcstriketeam@uab.edu if you have any questions!

Draft Agenda

Sign in (15 mins)08:15 – 8:30
Opening Comments (10 mins)08:30 – 08:40
Hand-Hygiene Program (30 mins)08:40 – 09:10
Transmission-Based Precautions with Focus on Enhanced Barrier Precautions (60 mins)09:10 – 10:10
Break (15 mins)10:10 – 10:25
Source Control and PPE with Demonstration (15 mins)10:25 – 10:40
Environmental Services (45 mins)10:40 – 11:25
Surveillance and Disease Reporting  (20 mins)11:25 – 11:45
General ICAR Open Discussion (50 mins)11:45 – 12:15
Closing and Evals (5 mins)12:15 – 12:30

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the role of Infection Prevention and Control in Long-Term Care settings
  • Discuss impact of MDRO’s in Long Term Care Nursing Facilities and how Enhanced Barrier Precautions can be implemented to decrease the spread of MDROs
  • Identify the role of preventing HAI’s through environmental surface disinfection
  • Define source control and demonstrate the proper sequence for donning and doffing all PPE
  • Understand the various assessment modules of CDC’s Infection Control Assessment and Response tool

Thank you to our co-sponsor, the Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety.

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