Long-Term Care Webinars
In August 2017, the ISDH began a monthly webinar series directed towards long-term care infection control. Webinars have focused mainly on antimicrobial stewardship (AS). Recordings of previous webinars can be found below.
For further information or to request to be added to the webinar distribution list, please email Rachel Cathey, the ISDH Healthcare-Associated Infections Epidemiologist, at RCathey@isdh.in.gov.
December 2017: Toolkits for Implementing the “Action” Core Element
January 2018: Norovirus
February 2018: CP-CRE - Infection Prevention Implications Part 1
This webinar focuses on CRE and CP-CRE, case reporting, and prevention strategies in the long-term care setting. *Due to WebEx technical issues, this webinar was not recorded. For webinar slides, please contact Rachel Cathey, the ISDH Healthcare-Associated Infections Epidemiologist at RCathey@isdh.in.gov.*
This webinar focuses on CP-CRE with a concentration on transmissions-based precautions, screening contacts of CRE patients, and patient cohorting.
This webinar focuses on CP-CRE with a concentration on antimicrobial stewardship programs and use of antibiotics, assessing infection vs. colonization, and device use.
This webinar focuses on CP-CRE with a concentration on laboratory communication and environmental cleaning.
July 2018: NHSN for Long-Term Care Facilities
August 2018: Coming soon!