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    Nursing CEUs are available for applicable WebEx presentations for 1 year after live presentation
    PACE credits are available for applicable WebEx presentations for 6 months after live presentation

    • Thursday, June 11, 2015





    • Tuesday, October 14, 2014
    • Wednesday, October 8, 2014
      • Implementing Mandatory Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Workers
      • Presented by Dr. Carson
      • *CEUs expire 30 days after presentation
      • Slides


    • Thursday, August 28, 2014 (11:004AM CT)
      • Infection Control in Long-Term Care Settings in North Dakota
      • Presented by Bonnie M. Barnard, MPH, CIC


    • Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (12:00PM CT)





    • Wednesday, April 17, 2013 (1PM CT)
    • Thursday May 17, 2012
    • Wednesday, December 15, 2011 2:00-3:30 Central
      • Managing Multi-drug Resistant Organisms in Long Term Care Facilities
      • WebEx Recording
      • Presentation
      • Presented by: Dr. Nimalie Stone
      • Objectives
        • Describe the growing problem of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) in long-term care facilities (LTCF).
        • Understand how MDROs emerge and spread in healthcare facilities.
        • Understand the strategies to address the emergence/spread of MDROs in LTCF
        • Provide examples of applying these prevention strategies to address specific organisms such as C. difficile and Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriacea (CRE).
    • Wednesday, December 7, 2011 2:00-3:30 Central
      • CAUTI: Best Practices for Prevention and Management
      • Webex recording
      • Presentation (pdf)
      • Presented by: Dr. Carolyn Gould
      • Who should attend: all health care infection preventionists, nursing, Dr., NP, PA
      • Objectives
        • Discuss burden of CAUTI (catheter associated urinary tract infection) and other adverse events related to urinary catheter use
        • Review core prevention strategies for CAUTI
        • Review challenges and strategies for implementation of best practices
    • November 16, 2011 1:00-2:30 Central
      • Healthcare Laundry 101: The Basics and Beyond
      • WebEx Recording
      • Presented by: Lynne Sehulster-PhD with the CDC
      • Presentation (pdf)
      • Objectives
        • Understand the concept of “hygienically clean” as this applies to healthcare textiles
        • Understand the basic epidemiology of healthcare textiles, microbial contamination, and infectious diseases;
        • Become familiar with the strategies for managing healthcare textiles used in isolation settings
        • Be aware of the unique challenges posed resident clothing and upholstered furniture and the factors to consider when developing infection prevention policies to address these items
      • Who should attend: All health care facilities; laundry personnel, nursing personnel, infection preventionists
    • November 2, 2011 1:00-2:30 Central
      • Emerging Infection Control Issues in the Dialysis Unit: A Review of MDROs, CLABSI, and Safe Injection Practice
      • Presented by: Linda Spaulding, RN, BC, CIC
      • Presentation
      • Who should attend: Dialysis Unit Staff, Infection Preventionists
      • Webex Recording
      • Injection Safety Video
    • October 27, 2011 10:00-11:00 Central
      • C. difficile - The Role of the Environment and How You Can Prevent Transmission
      • Presented by: Michael Kintz with The Clorox Company
      • Who should attend: All health care facilities; environmental cleaning staff, infection preventionists
      • Presentation
      • Webex Recording
    • Critical Access Hospital
      • July 28, 2011 1:00PM(Central)
      • Right Sizing Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Measures for Critical Access Hospitals
      • Presented by: Bonnie Barnard, MPH, CIC
      • Presentation Slides (pdf)
      • Who should attend: Infection Preventionists
      • Summary: Presentation will give critical access hospitals tools to implement a workable healthcare associated infection prevention plan for their facility by applying key principal elements as well as indentifying challenges in their role to eliminate HAIs.
      • Objectives
        • Describe the features of CAHs
        • Describe challenges to infection control in CAHs
        • Review keys to eliminating healthcare associated infections
        • Apply principles of elimination to CAHs
      • Webex Recording(Starts at 5:15)
    • Environmental Cleaning
      • June 23, 2011
      • Webinar
      • Presented by: Ecolab
      • Who should attend: infection preventionists and environmental cleaning personnel
      • Summary: Emphasizes the important role of environmental cleaning in the fight against healthcare associated infections
      • Latest Research and Best Practices for Environmental Hygiene Slides (pdf)
      • Cleaning Can Be Programmatically Improved Slides (pdf)
      • Quat Absorption Slides (pdf)
      • Quat Absorption Slides (EcoLab) (pdf)
      • Webinar Access
        1. Go to www.montanapublichealthtcc.org
        2. Login = usernew Password = password
        3. Go the the "Team and Communication Center"
        4. Select "Team Rooms"
        5. Type "HAI" in the Keyword field and select search
        6. You should then see a link to the Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention team room on the bottom left hand side of the screen
        7. Select this team room and then select "Content"
        8. Under content, scroll to "Linked Content" and the recorded Environmental Cleaning presentation by Linda Homan on 6/23/2011 will be there
        9. It takes a few minutes for the content of the presentation to load
    • Managing MDRO’s in LTC: Strategies across care transitions
      • Presenter: Dr. Namalie D. Stone, MD/MS
      • Who should attend: Infection preventionists for long term care, swing beds, critical access hospitals
      • Summary: Describe the changing resident population and the growing problem of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO) prevention in long-term care facilities, as well as help you understand the basics about MDROs and how they emerge and spread in healthcare facilities. You will also be able to identify and apply strategies to address the emerging spread of MDROs in LTC.
      • Slide Presentation (pdf)