APIC October 12 LIVE : I'm New to IP: Now What? A Guidebook to the First Year

This program will review the epidemiology, treatment options, and prevention guidelines regarding Candida auris. It will also review some recent case studies and the importance of notifying public health partners when a case is suspected.

  • Author: Holly Montejano, MS, CIC, CPHQ
  • 1 Contact Hour

About this course

NOTE: This is a LIVE webinar with the APIC Chapter, scheduled for October 12.

At the end of this course, the learner shall be able to:

  • Describe the multi-disciplinary background of infection preventionists and current challenges across healthcare
  • Explain the fundamentals of acute care Infection Prevention (IP)
  • Outline cleaning and disinfection definitions alongside product selection
  • Recite the significance of NHSN reporting and tools, isolation precautions, rounding and outbreak response
  • Identify regulatory and accreditation agencies within the acute care setting as well as CMS requirements/Pay for Performance Program
  • Employ the APIC Competency Model in daily practice

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