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The CDC estimates 1.7 million healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) incur nearly $20 billion in healthcare costs every year. HHS, CMS, TJC, FDA, and CDC all have released memos, guidelines, standards and updates on combating this issue.
This program will cover the CMS infection control standards and antibiotic stewardship program, TJC’s antibiotic stewardship program requirements, and CDC’s Core Elements of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship. Our speaker will discuss common deficiencies in infection control and provide tips to ensure compliance. Attendees will learn about CDC and FDA’s updated procedures for cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing reusable medical devices, CDC’s Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit, CMS memos on infection control, safe injection practices, CRE, ISMP, and insulin pen memos.
Create an antibiotic stewardship program for your hospital!
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|- 2018 proposed changes||- ISMP IV Push Guidelines||- Infection control memo|
|- CRE & cleaning of scopes||- Humidity memos||- Outpatient guidelines|
|- Infection control surveys||- Safe injection practices memo||- Insulin pen memo|
|- Communicable diseases||- Tag # A-0747 - 750 & 756||- Dietary surveillance areas|
|- Challenges in MDROs||- Active program for prevention & control||- Intravascular catheters|
|- Log of incidents||- HAI & community-acquired infections||- Checklist for outpatients|
|- HHS HAI video||- New infection control policies||- Compliance with OSHA|
|- Isolation guidelines||- Bioterrorism & emergency preparedness||- Ambulatory & ED areas|
|- CDC’s HICPAC||- 29 Never Events||And so much more!|