Louisiana Long Term Care Workshop Session 1 (March 21, 2018)

 

IMPORTANT: This event is only for Louisiana-based healthcare professionals. If you found this page in error, please disregard.

To register for this event, use this link.

This course, designed for new or intermediate IPs, is an 8-hour training based on APIC’s Infection Preventionist’s Guide to Long-Term Care.The course introduces key concepts and basic principles for infection prevention in long-term care (LTC) settings. An experienced team of CIC®-certified instructors will deliver complex concepts taught in everyday language, facilitate group activities, and lead question/answer sessions along with the sharing of experiences at the individual level. 

Upon completion of the full course, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify tools and evidence-based interventions to mitigate risk within healthcare facilities

  • Address infection prevention challenges in the long-term care setting
  • Build local network of LTC IPs in order to connect IPs to Louisiana-based infection prevention resources and networks

Attendees will also receive infection prevention resources, including APIC’s Infection Preventionist’s Guide to Long-Term Care manual.

To register for this event, use this link.

Please note: this event is funded by Louisiana Department of Public Health, so you should not be asked for payment information during the registration process. If you experience any issues when registering, please contact Elizabeth Dunn at edunn@apic.org. 

IMPORTANT: This event is only for Louisiana-based healthcare professionals. If you found this page in error, please disregard.

Accreditation, Contact Hours and Evaluation

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

Contact Hours: Attendees will be able to earn up to 7.5 contact hours for this activity, and can only be obtained through completion of the online evaluation.

Course evaluations will be available via an online link provided in course materials. All evaluations must be completed within 30 days. After satisfying all evaluation requirements, a certificate of completion will be available to print and/or for your records indicating contact hours.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by APIC or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity. While APIC is approved to provide contact hours, APIC’s educational programs may be eligible for continuing education units from other accrediting bodies. Please contact the accrediting body for more information on eligibility requirements and submission instructions.

Click here to access course evaluations.

  • Username: APIC Member ID # (hint: your badge ID #)
  • Password: apic (all lowercase)

Event Location: Holiday Inn Downtown-Superdome
Address: 330 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112