Nursing Outreach, University of Missouri

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MU Infection Control in LTC Settings

Sponsored by the University of Missouri, Sinclair School of Nursing in cooperation with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services


 

Three videotaped lectures with PowerPoint slides.

The lectures were produced in June 2013 and the PowerPoint slides were reviewed February 2014. The video lectures and PowerPoint slides were reviewed again in July 2015 with revisions to the slides. 

Each lecture is divided into 2 to 4 units that can be viewed individually or together.

Best Practices in Infection Control in LTC

Eddie Hedrick, BS, MT (ASCP), CIC, former emerging infections coordinator, Bureau of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Divided into four units that can be viewed individually or altogether.

Evidence-Based Care of Residents with Specific Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs)

Joyce Hayes-Berkowitz, RN, BSN, MPH, CIC, CWCN, infection control specialist, St. Louis

Includes risk factors, components of an infection control program, identifying infections, McGeer Criteria, guiding principles, surveillance, specific HAIs including influenza, pneumonia, LRTI (bronchitis, tracheitis), cellulitis/soft tissue/wound infection, scabies, gastroenteritis, norovirus, Clostridium difficile infection.

LTC Infection Control Regulations

Hellen Adrian, RN, facility advisory nurse, Missouri state training coordinator, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Currently, manager, Section for Long Term Care, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

Includes both state and federal regulations regarding infection control practices in LTC. Includes three units: