Upcoming NHSN webinars for LTC facilities

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Flu season is here, and that means we all need to take the necessary precautions to make sure we stay healthy. CDC is here to help you do just that. NHSN offers two new features for long term care facilities to track weekly influenza vaccination data beginning with the 2020-2021 … Read More

COVID-19: Optimizing healthcare protective equipment and supplies (Webinar)

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COVID-19: Optimizing Healthcare Protective Equipment and Supplies There has been a large increase in the need for healthcare personal protective equipment (PPE) and specialty supplies due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This increase in demand has led to shortages in PPE and changes in how PPE is used and optimized. ASPR … Read More

CMS-CDC fundamentals of COVID-19 prevention for nursing home management

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CMS-CDC Fundamentals of COVID-19 Prevention for Nursing Home Management is a website you’ll want to bookmark and check often.  On this website you’ll find upcoming webinar topics, recordings posted after the webinar, presentation slides and additional resources.  I have found these webinars to be very informative.  They are 1-hour webinars … Read More

Dementia care in nursing homes (Upcoming call)

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When: Tuesday, September 22, 2020, from 1:30 to 3 pm ET Registration:  Register for Medicare Learning Network events. Event Materials: Presentation: Available prior to the event at CMS MLN Events Audio recording and transcript: Available approximately 2 weeks after the event Description:National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and Quality Assurance Performance ImprovementDuring this call, learn … Read More

Upcoming office hours for LTCFs: NHSN COVID-19 module updates (webinars)

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Dear NHSN LTCF Users, Mark your calendars and prepare to join us for two webinars to learn about recent NHSN COVID 19 Module Updates and answers to frequently asked questions. The first webinar will be held on Tuesday, September 1 at 1:00 PM ET and the second on Thursday, September … Read More