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Monday, August 29

12:00 pm–1:30 pm

12:00 pm–1:30 pm

Program Development, Infection Prevention Risk Assessment, Implementation & Maintenance


Presentation Topics:

  • How to Perform an Infection Prevention Risk Assessment
  • Components of the Infection Prevention Plan and Annual Governing Board Approval
  • Incorporating Infection Prevention into QAPI
  • Communication of Data to Staff and Committee(s)

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

IPCH Content Area: Infection Prevention Program Development, Implementation and Maintenance

Faculty:

1:45 pm–3:15 pm

1:45 pm–3:15 pm

Instrument/Equipment Cleaning, Disinfection & Sterilization


Presentation Topics:

  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Packaging Reusable Devices
  • Sterilization Processes
  • Sterilization Monitoring Tools
  • Routine Load Release
  • Storage of Instruments
  • Loaned Instruments
  • Immediate Use Steam Sterilization
  • High Level Disinfection
  • Documentation

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

IPCH Content Area: Instrument/Equipment Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization

Faculty:

3:30 pm–4:45 pm

3:30 pm–4:45 pm

Infection Prevention Surveillance, Monitoring, Data Collection & Analysis


Presentation Topics:

  • Infection Prevention Surveillance
  • Postoperative Investigation Report
  • Surgical Site Infection Classification of Wounds and Required Documentation
  • Common Pathogens in the ASC
  • Communicable Disease and Reporting
  • Post-operative Investigations
  • Communication of Surveillance Findings with Healthcare Workers

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

IPCH Content Area: Surveillance, Data Collection & Analysis

Faculty:


Tuesday, August 30

12:00 pm–1:00 pm

12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Infection Prevention Strategies and Clinical Rounding


Presentation Topics:

  • Infection Prevention Rounding and Monitoring
  • Infection Prevention Policies
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Personal Protection Equipment
  • Implantable Tissue Management
  • Traffic Control
  • Surgical Attire
  • Recalls and Documentation
  • ICRA Risk Assessment During Construction and Renovation
  • Data Analysis to Identify Trends
  • Action Plan Development

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

IPCH Content Area: Infection Prevention Strategies

Faculty:

1:15 pm–2:45 pm

1:15 pm–2:45 pm

Environment of Care/Environmental Cleaning/Point of Care Devices


Presentation Topics:

  • Selection Process of Disinfectants for Environmental Hygiene
  • Performing Environmental Hygiene in the Operating Room
  • Cleaning of Point of Care Devices

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

IPCH Content Area: Infection Prevention Strategies

Faculty:

3:00 pm–4:15 pm

3:00 pm–4:15 pm

Regulatory Requirements/Employee Health


Presentation Topics:

  • Safe Medication Practices
  • OSHA/ Blood Borne Pathogens/Standard Precautions
  • Top Infection Prevention Citations from Accrediting Organizations/CMS
  • Employee/Licensed Independent Practitioner/Allied Health Professional Vaccination Compliance
  • Tuberculosis Screening and Compliance

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

IPCH Content Area: Surveillance, Data Collection & Analysis

Faculty:

4:30 pm–5:30 pm

4:30 pm–5:30 pm

Infection Prevention Education & Training


Presentation Topics:

  • Infection Preventionist Job Description, Competency and Training
  • Required Healthcare Worker New Hire and Annual Education

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

IPCH Content Area: Infection Prevention Education and Training

Faculty:


AEU Content Areas

Please Note: All times are ET.

Monday, April 29

Time Title AEU Content Area
12:00 pm–1:30 pm

12:00 pm–1:30 pm

Program Development, Infection Prevention Risk Assessment, Implementation & Maintenance

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

Quality Management
1:45 pm–3:15 pm

1:45 pm–3:15 pm

Instrument/Equipment Cleaning, Disinfection & Sterilization

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care
3:30 pm–4:45 pm

3:30 pm–4:45 pm

Infection Prevention Surveillance, Monitoring, Data Collection & Analysis

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

Quality Management



Tuesday, August 30

Time Title AEU Content Area
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Infection Prevention Strategies and Clinical Rounding

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care
1:15 pm–2:15 pm

1:15 pm–2:15 pm

Environment of Care/Environmental Cleaning/Point of Care Devices

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

Delivery of Patient Care
2:30 pm–3:45 pm

2:30 pm–3:45 pm

Regulatory Requirements/Employee Health

AEU Content Area: Regulatory and Legal Issues

Regulatory and Legal Issues
4:00 pm–5:00 pm

4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Infection Prevention Education & Training

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

Human Resources