Through the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosts a weekly webinar series (every Thursday, 3 – 4 pm CT, through July 16) to provide training for infection control processes in nursing homes.
This series is open to anyone interested in nursing home infection control. Sign up here if you’d like to know about future webinars, tools and resources. Registration is required to attend each webinar, and the link to register will be provided in subsequent communication.
Next Session: Cohorting: Effective Management of Residents and Staff
This session will provide an overview of cohorting guidelines and strategies that can be used as part of a facility’s infection control and prevention program. This training will cover a multi-disciplinary approach to cohorting, including staffing considerations, the role of environmental services, personal protective equipment (PPE) resources and bed management. The training will include cohorting strategies related to COVID-19 and lessons learned from the field.
Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020; 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CT
Registration Required: Register here.