Long-Term Care Infection Preventionist Essentials
Virtual Option: February 27-29, 2024
In Person: April 24-26, 2024
In partnership with the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), MDHHS Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated & Resistant Pathogens (SHARP) Unit is offering complimentary Long-Term Care Infection Preventionist (LTC IP) Essentials Trainings. Training attendees will also receive a free one-year APIC membership; existing members will receive a one-year extension.
This training provides the foundation of the infection preventionist (IP) role and the practice of being an effective IP in a long-term care setting, including creating and managing successful IPC programs and mitigating risk at your facility. This training also covers CMS-required topics.
A virtual and an in-person session will be offered.
To express your interest and initiate an application for attending the LTC IP Essentials February session, click on the link below for application instructions.
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Free Emergency Preparedness Training Available
The Advancing Resilience for Community Health in Emergency Response (ARCHER) program is a free series of resources and training on emergency preparedness topics designed for health center staff.
Developed by Healthcare Ready and the Centene Charitable Foundation, ARCHER provides resources for those responsible for daily preparedness planning and individuals new to the field and interested in learning more. Training resources are provided to guide teams through:
Free resources are available here!
Operation Shelter-in-Place: A HazMat Incident – Training & Exercise Program for Healthcare Facilities
The Northeast Florida Healthcare Coalition (HCC) and Northeast Florida Local Emergency Planning Committee for Hazardous Materials (LEPC) partnered to create a training and exercise program intended to enhance the shelter-in-place capabilities of healthcare facilities in the event of a hazardous materials incident. The materials provided may be useful tools that you may use when creating similar education, training, and exercise items that meet the needs of our Michigan partners and facilities.
Operation Shelter-in-Place Training & Exercise Documents
Free On-Demand Webinars
Available free of charge until January 19, 2024
In celebration of Health Law Week, the American Health Law Association (AHLA) is providing two on-demand, previously recorded, webinars at no charge January 8-19, 2024: