Idaho Workshop: Infection Prevention in Long Term Care

June 5, 2011

The Idaho Health Care Association, price Idaho Center for Assisted Living (IHCA-ICAL) will be holding a Long-term care infection prevention workshop at its 2011 Annual ConventionRising to New Heights” scheduled for July 19 to July 21, buy 2011.

The workshop, “Infection Prevention in LTC Part I: The Basics,” will be held at 2:45 – 3:45 pm on July 20, 2011.  The scheduled speaker is Martha Jaworski, RN, BSN, CIC, President, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), Intermountain Chapter, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Infection Preventionist.

Topics include how infections are spread, prevention, hand hygiene, and personal protective equipment. Microorganisms common in long term care facilities will be reviewed.

For more information, visit the IHCA-ICAL website.

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