Looking at New Ways to Address Unique Challenges: Environmental Considerations for Long Term Care
March 1, 2023
What can the Infection Preventionist do to help mitigate the infection risks within LTC? Here are a few important points to remember when approaching the environment of care.
Ready. Set. Action! IPs Find New Meaning Behind the Scenes
February 1, 2023
In this episode, PDI host Marc Oliver Wright, MT(ASCP), MS, CIC, FAPIC, and Stephanie Mayoryk, RN, BSN, CIC, address the...
Reporting Requirements After the Pandemic
October 3, 2022
After the pandemic, NHSN COVID-19 reporting requirements were put into place. It was thought that the likelihood of expanding that...
You’re Smart-Choose Smarter; Work Hard-Not Harder
September 13, 2022
While recent reports may suggest that the workforce shortage in healthcare is not only dire, but a recent phenomenon, this...
Alzheimer’s and Pathogen Research- Is Alzheimer’s Caused by a Microorganism?
November 16, 2021
Although Alzheimer’s disease was first discovered in 1906, modern research into the cause of the disease did not start in...
Strengthening the Foundation: CDC Updates Guidance on COVID-19 Prevention for Nursing Homes
October 28, 2021
From early in the pandemic, we watched as one nursing home after another began to experience infections, outbreaks, then deaths,...
Preparing Healthcare Professionals for Administering Care to the Growing Elderly Patient Population
September 15, 2021
For the first time in U.S. history, older adults are projected to outnumber children within the next 15 years, according...
Q&A with Infection Prevention Expert on CDC Revised Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfection of Facilities for SARS-CoV-2 in Community Settings
May 13, 2021
On April 5, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released revised guidance on cleaning and disinfecting of...
PDI Perspective Podcast: The Impact of COVID-19 on Long-Term Care Facilities
February 5, 2021
Karen Hoffman, RN, MS, CIC, FSHEA, FAPIC, addresses how COVID-19 has seriously impacted Long-Term Care facilities in this PDI Perspective Podcast.