Training (HAI)


Environmental Services Conference - March 27-28, 2018 - Bismarck, ND - Conference Materials zip Folder

Best Practices for Environmental Cleaning for Prevention and Control of Infections in All Health Care Settings, Ontario, Canada

Legionellosis Webinar - presented by Jill Baber, Bruce Pritschet, and Lisa Well - January 2018

WebEx Recording 



Slide presentations from LTC Infection Preventionist Training

October 2017 - Slide zip Folder


April 2017 NDDoH Infection Prevention Conference - Slide zip Folder


 Antimicrobial Stewardship Presentations: 

"Antibiotic Stewardship in Critical Access Hospitals - presented by Dr. Paul Carson - November 21, 2017



"Antibiotic Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities" - presented by Dr. Paul Carson - June 2017




 North Dakota Department of Health Archived Trainings

  • Thursday, June 25, 2015
    • What's Flu to You? Stomach "Flu" versus Influenza
    • Presented by: Jill Baber and Alicia Lepp
    • WebEx Recording
    • Slides
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015
  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014
  • Wednesday, October 8, 2014
    • Implementing Mandatory Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Workers
    • Presented by: Dr. Carson
    • WebEx Recording
    • Slides
    • *CEUs expire 30 days after presentation
  • Thursday, July 29, 2014(12:00 PM CT)
    • Infection Prevention and Control: Starting With the Basics
    • Presented by: Julie Jacobson, RN, BSN, CIC
    • WebEx Recording
    • Slides
  • Thursday, July 22, 2014(12:00 PM CT)
    • Microbiology Test Results: What do They Mean?
    • Presented by: Christie Massen, MS, MLS(ASCP)
    • WebEx Recording
    • Slides
  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014(12:00 PM CT)
    • Introduction to Surveillance and Basic Epidemiologic Measures of Disease Frequency
    • Presented by: Dinorah L Calles, PhD, MPH
    • WebEx Recording
    • Slides
  • Tuesday, July 8, 2014(12:00 PM CT)
    • Epidemiology and Infectious Disease Surveillance
    • Presented by: Michelle Feist, NDDoH
    • WebEx Recording
    • Slides
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2013(2:30 PM CT)
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2013(12:00 PM CT)
  • Wednesday, May 22, 2013(12:00 PM CT)
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2013(12:00 PM CT)
  • Wednesday, June 27, 2012(1:00 PM CT)
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2012(1:00 PM CT)
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012(12:00 PM CT)
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012(12:00 PM CT)
    • Infection Prevention in Outpatient Surgery Centers
    • Intended Audience: Healthcare personnel working in outpatient settings
    • WebEx Recording
    • Slides
  • Wednesday, December 15, 2011(2:00 PM CT)
    • Managing Multi-drug Resistant Organisms in Long Term Care Facilities
    • Presented by: Dr. Nimalie Stone
    • WebEx Recording
    • Slides
    • 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 PM CT)
    • CAUTI: Best Practices for Prevention and Management
    • Presented by: Dr. Carolyn Gould
    • Who should attend: All Healthcare Infection Preventionists, Nursing, Dr., NP, PA
    • WebEx Recording
    • Slides
    • 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
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2011(1:00 PM CT)
    • Healthcare Laundry 101: The Basics and Beyond
    • Presented by: Lynn Sehulster-PhD with the CDC
    • Who should attend: All Healthcare Facilities, Laundry Personnel, Nursing Personnel, Infection Preventionist
    • WebEx Recording
    • Slides
    • 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
  • Wednesday, November 2, 2011(1:00 PM CT)
    • Emerging Infection Control Issues in the Dialysis Unit: A Review of MDROs, CLABSI, and Safe Injection Practice
    • Presented by: Linda Spaulding, RN, BC, CIC
    • Who should attend: Dialysis Unit Staff, Infection Prevtionists
    • WebEx Recording
    • Slides
    • Injection Safety Video
  • Wednesday, October 27, 2011(10:00 AM CT)
    • 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 Healthcare Facilities, Environmental Cleaning Staff, Infection Preventionists
    • WebEx Recording
    • Slides
  • Wednesday, August 17, 2011
  • Wednesday, July 28, 2011(1:00 PM CT)
    • Right Sizing Healthcare-Associated Infecton Prevention Measures for Critical Access Hospitals
    • Presented by: Bonnie Barnard, MPH, CIC
    • Who should attend: Infection Preventionists
    • WebEx Recording (Starts at 5:15)
    • Slides
    • 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
  • Wednesday, June 23, 2011
    • Role of Environmental Cleaning in the Fight against HAIs
    • Presented by: Ecolab
    • Who should attend: Infection Preventionists, Environmental Cleaning Personnel
  • Manging MDRO's in LTC:Strategies Across care transition
    • Presented by: Dr. Namalie D. Stone, MD, MS
    • Who should attend: Infection preventionists for long term care, swing beds, critical access hospitals
    • Slides
    • 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.