Infection Prevention Professional CHHI-IP (3-Day) - January 26th-28th
Infection Prevention Professional CHHI-IP (3-Day) - January 26th-28th
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Infection Prevention Professional CHHI-IP (3-Day) - January 26th-28th

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Service and Performance Requirements

    A Competent Harmony Healthcare Infection Prevention Professional (CHHI-IP) is an interdisciplinary team member who successfully completes this 3 Day intensive, clinically founded training related to Infection Prevention in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) setting. This program is interactive with a focus on practical application for the clinical staff and interdisciplinary team.

    The goal of an Infection Prevention Program is to maintain the safest possible environment for patients, caregivers, visitors and staff via education, systems, protocols, and peer reinforcement. Healthcare Personnel need ongoing education and guidance to navigate proper clinical practices.

    The HHI Infection Control 3 day course offers participants a comprehensive understanding of Infection Control in the context of:

    Core Elements                                                               

    Precautions and PPE                                                     

    Outbreak Management                                                

    Policies, Procedures and Survey Readiness                  

    HAI Program – 7 Strategies to Prevent HAI’s               

    HAI Program – Prevention and Control                      


    Recommended Audience

    Nurses, Nurse Assistant’s, Administrators, Therapy Directors, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Directors of Nursing, MDS Coordinators, Case Managers, Nursing Management and all other Skilled Nursing Facility and Assisted Living team members.

    Goals

    This program will enable healthcare personnel to engage in Infection Control and
    Prevention Practices to mitigate and prevent the spread of infection diseases while
    improving quality healthcare delivery and improving resident quality of life.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Identify the 8 elements of Infection Control and COVID-19 specifics.
    2. Identify the difference between the types of infection control precautions.
    3. Identify proper PPE Usage.
    4. Identify COVID-19 testing requirements during an outbreak.
    5. Understand and effectively implement CMS Vaccine Mandate.
    6. Understand and effectively implement CMS Visitation Guidelines.

     

    Day 1 Agenda
    8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

    8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

    • Introduction/Infection Preventionist/Establish Reporting within Facility to Public Health
    • Minimize Exposure/Isolation/Infection Surveillance/Isolation

    10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

    Break

    10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    • Adhere to Precautions/Outbreaks/Return to Work

    11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

    Break

    Day 1 Agenda
    12:15 p. m. to 5:45 p.m.

     12:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

    • Manage Visitor Access and Movement within Facility/Novel Corona Virus, COVID-19/SARS
    • Implement Engineering Controls/Breaking the Change of Contamination

    2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Break

    2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    • Monitor and Manage Ill and Exposed Staff/Principles of Standard Precautions
    • Train and Educate Staff/Principals of Transmission-Based Precautions

    4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

    Break

    4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

    • Implement Environmental Infection Control/PPE/Hand Hygiene

     

    Day 2 Agenda
    8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

     8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

    • Vaccination Mandate
    • Visitation Guidelines

    10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

    Break

    10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    • Testing Requirements and Guidance

    11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

    Break


    Day 2 Agenda
    12:15 p. m. to 5:45 p.m.

    12:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

    • Surveillance
    • Reporting to Residences, Representatives, Families

    2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Break

    2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    • Data/QAPI
    • Education, Monitoring and Screening

    4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

    Break

    4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

    • Policies and Procedures

    Day 3 Agenda
    8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

     8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

    • 7 Strategies to Prevent HAI’s, Hand Hygiene, Environmental Hygiene
    • Screening and Cohorting Patients, Surveillance

    10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

    Break

    10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    • Following Guidelines, Safety Culture

    11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

    Break

    Day 3 Agenda
    12:15 p. m. to 5:45 p.m.

    12:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

    • Epidemiology and Surveillance
    • Environmental Control

    2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Break

    2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    • Prevention and Control, Catheter-Associated UTI, Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection, Clostridium Difficile Infection, Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms, Surgical Site Infections, Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship

    4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

    Break

    4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

    • Reporting and Resources for the State, HAI Data and Reports, State and National Reports, Interactive Data Maps, State Plan, Data Use Agreements, Epidemiology and Lab Capacity, Antibiotic Resistance, Emerging Infections Program

    Contact Hours

    NAB: 24

    ANCC: 24