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.
|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)|
Return to the main Wisconsin Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) in Long-Term Care Coalition web page.
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