Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes Features: The Technique

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Enhanced Education of Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes continues with Module 3: Injection Safety and Safe Diabetes Care. Join judges Stephan, Minerva, and Jeanne as they determine who will win “The Technique” and receive the coveted McKnight Trophy, honoring injection safety activist Evelyn McKnight. Learn The Technique for best practices in injection safety and safe diabetes care. To get started click on the “LTC Modules” menu item at the top of the screen.

Infection prevention education for all nursing home staff is key to stopping the spread of serious illness. These free, engaging educational modules will help all nursing home staff learn how to protect their residents (and themselves) from the spread of disease. Each module is about 30-45 minutes in length, includes a short pre-test and post-test, and is designed to instruct AND entertain. To get started, scroll down and click on the pictures below, or click on the “LTC Modules” menu item at the top of the screen. Module topics are: 1)  Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria, 2) Isolation Precautions, 3) Injection Safety, and 4) Environmental Disinfection.

What People Are Saying

“I think the development of these modules was an awesome idea. We will definitely be using them in our facility in the very near future. Thanks!”

“WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OUTSTANDING”

“As SDC at my facility I found this to be an amazing tool which will make putting the information out to my staff so much easier. I found the videos to incorporate humor to help keep staff engaged enough to get the right information. Thank you so much!!”

“I think it’s a great opportunity for LTC to provide additional infection control training for its employees.”

Module 1: Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Module 1: Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

What are Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria, and how do I stop them from spreading? What is the difference between colonization and infection? Don’t miss the soap opera “Gowns and Gloves.”

Module 2: Isolation Precautions

Module 2: Isolation Precautions

Ever wondered which isolation precautions to use for different germs? Find out in Module 2 which includes the exciting conclusion of “Gowns and Gloves”.

Module 3: Safe Injection Practices

Module 3: Safe Injection Practices

Learn “The Technique” for injection safety and glucometer care

Module 4: Environmental Disinfection

Module 4: Environmental Disinfection

Join Charlie as he shares the “Three P’s” of cleaning and disinfection with a new employee.

Funding for Enhanced Education of Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes is awarded through a partnership of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation.