Sepsis, MDROs, CDI...Oh My!August/September Learning Session
August 21, 2018
8:00 am – 12:15 pm MT
Gering Public Library
1055 P Street
August 22, 2018
8:00 am – 12:15 pm CT
Central Community College – Learning Center
1501 Plum Creek Parkway,
September 5, 2018
12:15 – 4:30 p.m. CT
Holiday Inn Lincoln Southwest
2500 Tamarin Ridge Rd
September 6, 2018
12:15 – 4:30 p.m. CT
Northeast Community College Life Long Learning Center – Suite E
601 East Benjamin Avenue
There is no cost to attend. Each attendee must register individually.
Registration deadline: Three (3) days prior to event.
- Handout: “We’re off to see the Wizard” – Krystal Hays
- Handout: “There’s no place like home…” – Kristi Felix
- Detailed registration & agenda
We encourage you to print the presentation materials and bring with you to the event.
The GPQCC team is coming to a location near you! During this half-day training, attendees will learn strategies and share best practices to instill infection prevention and control practices to promote a safe environment and improve resident quality of life. The focus of the training session will be on sepsis, Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs), and Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI).
In preparation for the learning session, please complete the following:
- CDI and MDROs
Watch Hand Hygiene and Spread of Infection
Complete the CDI Prevention Worksheet
Watch Sepsis and Older Adults from Sepsis Alliance
Presentation: “There’s no place like home…”
Kristi Felix, BSN, RN, CRRN, CIC
Kristi is the Infection Prevention Coordinator at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, NE and has been in the infection prevention field for 26 years. She has worked in the post acute setting for over 30 years. Kristi is certified infection control through CBIC and is a fellow of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control. Kristi is president elect for the greater Omaha Chapter Association for Professionals in Infection Control and currently serves as the National APIC education instructor for the Long Term Care Certification Course. Kristi is the 2013 NICN Distinguished Service Award Winner and in 2011 received the National APIC Chapter Leadership Award.
Upon completion of this event, participants will be able to:
- Apply infection prevention strategies, best practices, tools and resources to promote environmental safety while creating a homelike environment in the nursing home setting.
- Demonstrate ways to implement change resulting in enhanced quality improvement and patient outcomes.
This Learning Session has been approved for 4.0 Continuing Education Contact Hours awarded by Iowa Western Community College, Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #6.
Contact Krystal Hays, RN, DNP, RAC-CT
Great Plains QIN Quality Improvement Advisor
402/476-1399; Ext 522
Learning and Action Network
We invite you to join the Great Plains Learning and Action Network (LAN). All LAN partners will be invited to attend educational sessions on a variety of topics, have opportunities to learn from peers throughout the state and region and have access to an abundance of resources and tools. The LAN is a great opportunity to get connected and demonstrate your commitment to quality improvement.