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

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These resources are designed to provide key information about infection prevention and control resources for use in the long-term care environment. This webpage is not intended as an exhaustive listing of all resources.

Select a category below to view the resources listed under that area.


Antibiotic Stewardship




DPH to include Disease Reporting


Hand Hygiene


Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines

APIC Implementation Guides:

  • Guide to Preventing Central-Line Associated Bloodstream Infections
  • Guide to Hand Hygiene Programs for Infection Prevention (2015)
  • Guide to Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (2014)
  • Guide to Preventing Clostridium difficile Infections (2013)
  • Guide to the Elimination of Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Transmission in Healthcare Settings (2010)
  • Guide to the Elimination of MRSA in the Long-Term Care Facility (2009)

CDC Implementation of Personal Protective Equipment in Nursing Homes to Prevent Spread of Novel or Targeted Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs) also known as Enhanced Barrier Precautions

CDC Infection Control Guidelines


Legionella (Legionnaires' Disease)


Multidrug Resistant Organisms (MDROs) to include Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae CRE and C. difficile


Oxygen Tubing




Stand-Alone Room Air Humidifier




Clinical Resource Center

CME from CDC: What You Need to Know About Infection Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Medscape are launching a series of six CME/CE activities addressing the key issues surrounding infection prevention in healthcare facilities. The series includes:

  1. Risk Recognition in Healthcare Settings
  2. May: Environmental Services and Infection Prevention
  3. June: Recognizing Infection Risks in Medical Equipment
  4. July: Infection Transmission Risks Associated with Nonsterile Glove Use
  5. August: Infection Prevention: A Hierarchy of Controls Approach
  6. September: Injection Safety: A System Approach

These CME-/CE- certified activities are available on the Medscape website. You must be a registered Medscape member to access these CME/CE activities and registration is free. A new activity will be added each month.

Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings

Joint Commission - Applying High Reliability Principles to Infection Prevention and Control in Long Term Care

Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors - Improving Evaluation of Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly: Collaborative on Antibiotic Stewardship for Seniors in Long Term Care

Minnesota Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Toolkit for Long-term Care Facilities

North Caroline Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE)

Nursing Homes and Assisted Living


Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)


Last Revised: April 28, 2021