Wisconsin Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) in Long-Term Care Coalition Events

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On September 19-20, 2013, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Wisconsin Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) in Long-Term Care (LTC) Coalition held a two-day educational conference for Infection Preventionists working in Wisconsin Nursing Homes. Based on the results of the Long-Term Care Baseline Prevention Practices Assessment Online Survey, the conference addressed the three most common areas of need for training to include: surveillance, antibiotic stewardship and outbreak identification and management.

Listed below are the presentations/sessions that were provided during the WI HAI in LTC Coalition Infection Prevention and Control Conference. The table identifies session titles and speaker handouts. Select a session title to access the associated webcast.

Time Title Handouts
September 19, 2013 Presentations & Handouts
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Welcome  
8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Overview of CMS F441 Infection Control Surveillance Requirements (no webcast available) Speaker Slides (PDF, 311 KB)
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated Infections Among Long-Term Care Facilities: The Basics (Webcast, help) Speaker Slides (PDF, 249 KB)
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Developing a Surveillance Plan Speaker Slides (PDF, 249 KB)
Infection Risk Mitigation Plan (PDF, 78 KB)
Hazard & Vulnerability Assessment Tool (PDF, 75 KB)
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Overview of the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) (Webcast, help) Speaker Slides (PDF, 239 KB)
NHSN Enrollment and Set-up Checklist for LTC Facilities (PDF, 112 KB)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. NHSN: Urinary Tract Infection Event Reporting (Webcast, help) Speaker Slides (PDF, 1.6 MB)
UTI worksheets (PDF, 80 KB)
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. UTI Case Studies for LTC Facilities (Webcast, help) Speaker Slides (PDF, 42 KB)
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. NHSN: Lab ID Event MDRO and C-diff (Webcast, help) Speaker Slides (PDF, 1.7 MB)
3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. MDRO/CDI Case Studies for LTC Facilities (Webcast, help) Speaker Slides (PDF, 87 KB)
Lab Event ID C. difficile & MDRO Worksheet (PDF, 177 KB)
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Wrap-Up (Webcast, help)  
Time Title Handouts
September 20, 2013 Presentations & Handouts
8:10 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. The Case for Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes (Webcast, help) Speaker Slides (PDF, 1.2 MB)
8:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Setting Up an Antibiotic Stewardship Program in a Nursing Home (Webcast, help) Speaker Slides (PDF, 855 KB)
9:10 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Group Activity - Facility Antibiotic Stewardship Needs Assessment NH Antibiotic Stewardship Worksheet (PDF, 163 KB)
9:55 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Your Institution's Antibiogram - More Than Just a Table (Webcast, help) Speaker Slides (PDF, 1.1 MB)
10:25 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. Group Activity - How to Create and Interpret an Antibiogram (Webcast, help) How to Create & Interpret an Antibiogram (PDF, 150 KB)
10:55 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. Tracking & Using Antibiotic Utilization Data in NHs Speaker Slides (PDF, 714 KB)
12:45 p.m. - 1:05 p.m. Management & Prevention of Outbreaks in Nursing Homes (Webcast, help) Speaker Slides (PDF, 2.5 MB)
1:05 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Inside an Outbreak: ARI & GI Exercises & Case Studies (Webcast, help)

Speaker Slides (PDF, 263 KB)
ILI After Hours Outbreak Toolkit (PDF, 645 KB)
Case Study ARI (PDF, 128 KB)
Speaker Slides (PDF, 319 KB)
GI After Hours Outbreak Toolkit (PDF, 730 KB)
Case Study GI Illness (PDF, 104 KB)

3:20 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Question & Answer Session (Webcast, help)  

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Last Revised: May 19, 2015