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Reducing the Risk of Transmission When Contract Staff Access Your Facility

July 29 @ 1:30 pm — 2:00 pm est

To support South Carolina nursing homes during COVID-19, the Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence is hosting a series of 30-minute open office calls featuring relevant topics and expert advice from South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) leaders. Each call will focus on a different topic based on observations from the field, frequently asked questions from nursing homes or identified risks through agency review. Each call also will outline Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) practice guidelines and share best practices. These brief calls are interactive and allow time for participants to ask questions. During this call Pat Kopp, BSMT (ASCP), Infection Preventionist, HAI Coordinator for DHEC will discuss how to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission when contract staff access your facility.

Office Hours Series: QI Principles for Infection Prevention

July 14 — August 25 @ 2:00 pm — 2:30 pm est

Join Health Quality Innovation Network (HQIN) for an office hours series to learn how to apply quality improvement principles to your infection control and prevention program. These sessions will provide you with turnkey resources and tools to address gaps and drive improvement. You will have an opportunity to ask a panel of nurses, infection preventionists and quality improvement professionals questions. These sessions will support survey readiness as well as help you be responsive to identified opportunities, survey deficiency and CMS enhanced enforcement actions. Click here to learn more and register.