Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities
Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities
Kentucky Center for Assisted Living

Event Details


NIPP © Nursing Home Infection Prevention Program (6 Hours)
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
KAHCF James S. Judy Training Center 9403 Mill Brook Road
Louisville, KY

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Seminar Description

KAHCF is offering additional an 6 hours of training for the NIPP Nursing Home Infection Prevention Program (Nipping infections in the Bud) for those who attended the  original 10 hours of training offered in December 2016, March 2017, and August 2017.

KAHCF is partnering with RB Health Partners, Inc. to offer a specialized training that will equip long term care facilities with the tools they need to participate in surveillance; learn and use infection control and containment practices; and adopt a proactive approach to preventing spread while being good stewards of antibiotics to preserve effectiveness of the agents we have today. The specialized training will utilize the RB Health Partners, Inc. Nursing Home Infection Prevention Program (NIPP)  agenda for the six hours of training is as follows:

KAHCF consulted with AHCA, and CMS recently and has advised us that acceptable specialized training for designated infection preventionists will require at least 16 to 20 hours in length and the content must address of variety of areas. It is our understanding that CMS Will release a S&C memo on this. CMS has not released the S & C Memo as of 2/2/2018!

 

 

Agenda

Day 2

8:30 – 10:00                       Antibiotic Stewardship

10:00 – 10:15                    Break

10:15 – 11:15                    Urinary Tract Infections

11:15 – 12:00                    Skin, Soft Tissue and Wound Infections

12:00 – 1:00                       Lunch on your own

1:00 - 1:45                          Infection Control Risk Assessment for Your Infection Control Program

1:45 – 2:45                         Water Management Plan

2:45 – 3:00                         Break

3:00 – 3:45                         Construction Infection Prevention and Control Risk Assessments and Permits

3:45 – 4:30                         Employee/Occupational Health

 

Fees

Member - $240

Nonmember - $340

Continuing Education

This seminar has been approved for 6 contact hours for administrators and RN/LPNs by the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators and Kentucky Board of Nursing.
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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to kahcfinfo@kahcf.org or faxed to 502-425-3431. Cancellations by phone will not be accepted. Cancellations received no later than November 27 will receive a full refund. Cancellations received between November 27-Decenber 4 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.

 

Lodging

SpringHill Suites
10101 Forrest Green Blvd. 
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 326-3895
$105.00 per night single/double
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Hawthorne Suites (Off Shelbyville Road behind Mall St. Matthews)
751 Cypress Station Drive
Louisville, KY 40202
866-899-5959 or 502-899-5959
$103.00 per night
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