Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities
Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities

Event Details


Protecting your Residents through the Environment - Bowling Green
Thursday, June 22, 2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
WKU - Knicely Conference Center
Bowling Green, KY

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presents

Protecting your Residents
through the Environment


Thursday
, June 21, 2017

Holiday Inn - University Plaza
1021 Wilkinson Trace
Bowling Green, KY 42103





Seminar Description

The program is developed to support the Environmental Services Professional, Infection Preventionists, and Administration by enhancing their knowledge of infection prevention with a focus on precautions, the environment, and appropriate safety measures. Participants will take part in a four hour training program that includes donning and doffing personal protective equipment, the infection control risk assessment process, and more. Participants are asked to bring gloves, masks, and gowns for an interactive activity.


Who Should Attend?
  • Environmental Services
  • INfection Preventionist
  • Administrator


Agenda

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM - Registration (Central Time)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Training

Objectives

Upon completion of this 4 hour program, participants will be able to:
  • List the different types of personal protective equipment (PPE) most frequently used and under what circumstances.
  • Discuss general infection prevention and control techniques. 
  • List at least three types of isolation. 
  • Explain the purpose of an infection control risk assessment (ICRA) and participate in a ICRA exercise. 
  • Participate in PPE donning and doffing skill observation.


Speaker Info

Norma D. Collins, RN, BS, EHRM, CDP
Miss Collins is currently Vice President of Clinical Services for RB Health Partners. She has worked over 30 years in roles with increasing responsibility in acute, sub-acute, and long-term care. Her positions in direct patient/resident care and in middle management include CNA, Assistant Administrator, Charge Nurse, DONs, and Nursing Administration and Long Term Care Service Liaison.

Fees

$55 per member
$100 per non member

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be made in writing and may be faxed or emailed to KAHCF (kahcfinfo@kahcf.org). Cancellations by phone will not be accepted. Cancellations received no later than Jun 14 will receive a full refund. Cancellatons received between June 15-21 will receive a refund of 1/2. Registrants who do not attend or who do not complete the full seminar will not receive a refund unless prior written notice is given to the KAHCF office.


Continuing Education
This seminar has been approved for
4 contact hours for nursing facility administrators by the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators and 4.5 contact hours  by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for RN/LPNs.
KBN:# 5-0002-707-383-1217

Lodging

Holiday Inn-University Plaza
1021 Wilkinson Trace
Bowling Green, KY 42103

Rate: $119 per night single/double
Click HERE to register online. (NOTE the booking link does not work on smartphones or tablets)
You
may also call 270.745.0088 or 1.800.HOLIDAY and mention block code HCT