ASC Infection Control Coordinator Training 101

ASC Infection Control Coordinator Training 101

 

This full-day course focuses both on the basic skills necessary to become an infection control coordinator and to build on skills that current coordinators already have. Particular emphasis is placed on the infection control challenges of our current environment and preparing for more rigorous surveys in the near future.  This program can be supplemented with ASC Infection Control Coordinator Training 201.   This course focuses on focused on developing basic skills for an Infection Control Coordinator and how to develop and maintain an Infection Control Plan.

Together with ASC Infection Control Coordinator Training 201. this introductory course will help prepare Infection Control Coordinators to take the Certified Ambulatory Infection Preventionist (CAIP) Exam. The CAIP Certification is for Infection Control Preventionists with a comprehensive understanding of the skills and knowledge that the role of an ASC infection preventionist requires. To obtain the certification, an individual must meet certain eligibility requirements and achieve a passing score on an examination designed specifically to test the knowledge considered relevant to be an infection preventionist in an ASC. Click here for more information about CAIP.

We have applied for up to 7.5 hours of AEUs and up to 7.5 hours of IPCHs.

Date, Time and Format:

The Conference will be presented through Virtual Conferencing on September 26, 2024.

The format was six individual presentations with time for questions and answers from the participants.  All conferences presented by the ASC Podcast with John Goehle are highly interactive and engaging.

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Agenda:

Time Session Speakers
8:00 – 8:15 AM Introduction John Goehle, Laurie Roderiques, Sue Cronkite
8:15 – 9:30 AM Session One – The Role and Responsibilities of the Infection Preventionist Laurie Roderiques, CAIP, RN
9:30 – 11:00 AM Session Two – Creating an Infection Prevention Training Program Laurie Roderiques,  CAIP, RN
11:00 – 11:15 AM Break (15 Minutes)
11:15 – 12:30 PM Session Three – Identifying Nationally Recognized Infection Prevention Guidelines Laurie Roderiques, CAIP, RN
12:30 -1:00 PM Lunch and Open Discussion
1:00 – 2:15 PM Session Four – Standards and Guidelines for Instrument Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization Laurie Roderiques, CAIP, RN
2:15 – 3:30 PM Session Five – Environment of Care Strategies Laurie Roderiques, CAIP, RN
3:30 – 3:45 PM Break (15 Minutes)
3:45 – 4:45 PM Session Six – Product Selection in Relation to Cleaning and Disinfection Practices Laurie Roderiques, CAIP, RN
4:45 – 5:30 PM Q&A / Wrap-up John Goehle, Laurie Roderiques, Sue Cronkite

 

 

What is included:

  • All the slides from the presentations
  • Tools to assist you in your duties as an infection control preventionist:
    • Risk Assessment
    • Surveillance Tools
  • Certificate of “Attendance” that demonstrates training as an Infection Control Preventionist
  • Access to the Recordings of the conference for 6 months after the live conference
  • A certificate of attendance for proof of ASC specific education (Surveyors look for this in determining that you are compliant with the Conditions for Coverage).

Presenters:

Laurie T. Roderiques RN, BSN, CNOR, CASC, CAIP, LNC (Presenter)

John J. Goehle, MBA, CASC, CPA (Moderator)

 

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