Register for July 9 - 11 CDC National Health Safety Network Training for LTC re: Infection Control

By CDC - May 23, 2019

National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Training

Section Navigation2019 LTCF Annual Training

Join us Tuesday, July 9th – Thursday, July 11th, 2019 for the 2019 National Healthcare Safety Network’s (NHSN) Annual Training for Long-term Care Facilities held on the CDC campus in Atlanta, Georgia

The NHSN Long-term Care Facility (LTCF) training is open to current NHSN LTCF users, as well as LTCF facilities interested in enrolling in NHSN. The training will provide participants the information and tools necessary to identify, report, and analyze the following:

·        Clostridioides difficile infections (CDI)

·        Multi-drug Resistant Organisms (MDRO)

·        Urinary tract infections (UTI)

·        Prevention Process Measures – Adherence to gown and glove; hand hygiene adherence

Two hands-on lab sessions will be available for attendees who are interested in learning how to analyze data within the NHSN application. Space for these sessions are limited and require additional registration.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to hear various presenters discuss strategies to implement antibiotic stewardship, infection prevention, and internal data validation. The NHSN User Support team will join us during the week to offer attendees onsite support.