Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Strategies for COVID Care
Topic: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Strategies for COVID Care
Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM ET
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Open to nursing home leaders, clinical and administrative staff members and others interested in nursing home infection prevention in the era of COVID-19.
The National Nursing Home Training Series is brought to you by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the QIO Program, a national network of Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations (QIN-QIOs) serving every state and territory.
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This Week’s Topic: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Strategies for COVID Care
Following today’s call, participants will understand why using personal protective equipment (PPE) is necessary for infection prevention and will be able to describe how to properly use it. Additionally, participants will learn how to use an audit tool for tracking compliance in proper use of PPE. An auditing tool will be shared with participants. Lastly, we will share promising practices and strategies for PPE supply and proper use.
Meet the Speakers:
Jane Brock, MD, MSPH
Sherry Longacre, MS, RN
Sr. Quality Improvement Facilitator
Continuing Education Credits:
The National Nursing Home Training Series is not accredited by CMS. You can follow-up with your association or accrediting body to see if they award credit for participation in our trainings. Continuing education credits may be awarded by some organizations for participation in CMS trainings.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Continuing Education (CMSCE) Accreditation Statements:
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
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ACCME accreditation seeks to assure the medical community and the public that Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provides physicians with relevant, effective, practice-based continuing medical education that supports US health care quality improvement.
The ACCME employs a rigorous, multilevel process for evaluating institutions’ continuing medical education programs according to the high accreditation standards adopted by all seven ACCME member organizations. These organizations of medicine in the US are the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, the Association for Hospital Medical Education, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, and the Federation of State Medical Boards of the US, Inc.
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.