Home care clinicians are not aware of the important infection control practices in their programs. Clinicians are not following infection control and prevention strategies. Please join the VNAA as leading home care expert, Mary McGoldrick, MS, RN, CRNI, gives a detailed presentation on evidenced-based infection prevention and control practices in home care to give your clinicians the necessary skills to implement correct infection control strategies in the field.
After this presentation participants will be able to:
1. Practice the World Health Organization’s (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) hand hygiene guidelines and prevent the top 5 hand hygiene challenges in home care.
2. Describe methods to reduce the risk of infection transmission by implementing infection prevention and control strategies in the home.
3. Describe infection prevention and control strategies specific to patients with multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) receiving care in the home.
This activity has been submitted to the Maryland Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Maryland Nurse Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.