Event Detail

Series Title: Deconstructing Immediate Jeopardy Mitigation: Navigating Top Risk Areas

Session Title:  Reducing Risks Related to Infection Control

Date: May 14, 2024 1:30 to 2:30 PM

Target Audience: Directors of Nursing, Nursing Leadership, QA Directors, Compliance Staff, Department Heads, Nursing Home Administrators

Presented By:

  • Shelly Maffia MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP, CHC, CLNC, CPC

Course Description:

In this session, we will delve into the critical issue of Infection Control in nursing homes. We'll explore strategies to prevent infection control related citation. Learn how to assess the risk and implement effective safeguards to prevent infection control related immediate jeopardy citations.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the regulatory requirements related to infection control.
  2. Identify common risk areas related infection control.
  3. Learn effective strategies to prevent infection control citation.
  4. Review recent immediate jeopardy situations related to infection control for real-world insights.

Nurses:  The Kansas Healthcare Association is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing.  This offering is approved for 1.0 contact hour applicable for RN and LPN relicensure (KSBN LT0030-0338)

Administrators: This course is approved for 1.0 continuing education credit hours for Kansas licensed adult care home administrators by the Kansas Department Aging and Disability Services.  KDADS Health Occupations Credentialing sponsorship number LTS-A0001.

Operators:  This course offering is approved for 1.0 continuing education clock hour for the Kansas registered operators in the core area of Resident Care by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services. KDADS Health Occupations Credentialing Approved Sponsorship number: LTS-A0001.

Social Workers: This course is approved for 1.0 hour of continuing education hours for Kansas licensed Social Workers by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board.  Approval number: 17-006.

Dietitians: This course is approved for up to 1.0 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Licensed Dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services. KDADs Health Occupations Credentialing Approved Sponsorship Number: LTS-A0002.

CE's will be provided to those that complete a registration and the follow up attendance verification form. Webinar log in information and dial in information will be provided prior to the webinar.