How Maryland Increased Infection Prevention and Control Activities in Long Term Care Facilities

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Brenda Roup, PhD, RN, CIC outlines how the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene increased infection prevention and control activities in long term care facilities (nursing homes) over an eight year span, from 2003 to 2010, using regulatory, educational, and financial approaches. Data was presented that supports the efficacy of these approaches.

In this webinar, you'll learn:

  • How Maryland DHMH (Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) assessed the state of infection prevention and control programs in long term care facilities in 2003 and in 2008
  • The methodology of promulgating regulations for infection prevention and control programs in long term care facilities
  • The development and implementation of a basic infection control professionals (iCP) course and an advanced skills course for long term care facilities in Maryland

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