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Infection Control in LTC Workshop

October 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

WHOTennessee Department of Health Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Program with additional expertise from SPICE (North Carolina’s Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology)

 

WHATInfection Control in Long Term Care, an educational workshop for personnel working in infection prevention in LTC (including skilled nursing, assisted living or Nursing Homes)

 

WHEN & WHERE: At a location near you and scheduled from 8am – 5:30pm

            10/20/17 @ Jackson State Community College, Jackson, TN

10/23/17 @ Upper Cumberland Regional Health Office, Cookeville, TN

10/24/17 @ Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN

 

WHYTo strengthen infection prevention training and education in long term care and ensure IP’s understand the core elements to implement and manage an infection control program.

 

Program agenda includes: 

  • Core elements of an infection control program
  • Surveillance and definitions for LTC
  • Basic Microbiology and Epidemiology Review
  • Much, much more!

 

Registration Fee:  Funded by the Tennessee Department of Health

Registration is required with deadline on 9/22/17; visit http://spice.unc.edu/icltc-tdh to register and learn more about the workshop

  • Lunch is included and served on-site
  • CEU’s provided

Course Faculty:  Phillip Stone, MD, MPH – UNC-Chapel Hill & Evelyn Cook, RN, CIC – Statewide Program for Infection Control (SPICE), UNC-Chapel Hill Infection Control in LTC workshops

Details

Date:
October 24, 2017
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

Foundation Room, Walters State Community College
500 S Davy Crockett Pkwy
Morristown, TN 37813 United States
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