Infection Prevention in Long-Term Care Settings

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Infection Prevention in Long-Term Care Settings

Develop an increased understanding of what long term care facilities require for a successful infection prevention program.


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This course was updated November 2017.

About the Course

This course is approved for 1.00 contact hour by the Florida Board of Nursing and the California Board of Registered Nursing.  This course takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

Learning Objectives

1. List successful components of infection prevention programs in the long term care setting 2. Gain increased understanding regarding factors which impact infection prevention in long term care population 3. Identify the twelve functions that infection control programs in LTC should include

About the Author

Course for CE credit. Topics are based on the article “Infection Prevention in Long-Term Care Settings” by Alecia Cooper, RN, MBA, CNOR, featured on page 37 of Healthy Skin Magazine, Volume 5, Issue 2.

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