Healthcare Associated Infections Prevention and Control (HAI) - Training and Education


COVID-19 Training and Information

  • COVID-19 in Nevada - webinar for skilled nursing facilities (4/27/2020)
    • Featured speaker Kara M. Jacobs Slifka, MD, MPH, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Describe COVID-19, the spread, symptoms, and risk factors
    • Discuss the key strategies to prepare long-term care facilities for COVID-19
    • Identify infection early
    • Prevent spread of COVID-19
    • Assess supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) and initiate measures to optimize current supply
    • Identify and manage severe illness
    • Discharge from acute care to skilled nursing
    • Slides from webinar presentation

CDC Webinar Series - COVID-19 Prevention Messages for Long Term Care Staff

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Long-Term Care mini webinars are now live! They are all published on the Key Strategies to Prepare for COVID-19 in Long-term Care Facilities (LTCFs) web page at the bottom under a “Webinar Series” section. These new webinars will be a great training tool/resource for frontline long-term care staff members. Links to the individual mini-webinars also can be found below:

Trainings

Education

Partnering to Heal

Partnering to Heal is a computer-based, video-simulation training program on infection control practices for clinicians, health professional students, and patient advocates. This description and video were obtained from the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Jerri's Story: A Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Patient Story

Jerri’s story is a short video depicting a tragic illustration of the potential risks posed to patients by an indwelling catheter-associated urinary tract infection.

Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Prevention and Control Forms

2017 Annual HAI Caucus