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Title: Environmental Cleaning and Disinfecting in Long-term Care Part II: Using the Required Performance Improvement Project (PIP) Framework to Improve Cleaning and Disinfecting
Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. CDT
Intended Audience: Long-term care facility staff
Description: Keeping the healthcare environment clean and disinfected requires systems and a plan. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) new Mega Rule requires the use of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) systems and plans. This webinar targets long-term care facility staff, and discusses how to use the required regulatory framework to develop an interdisciplinary cleaning and disinfecting model in long-term care programs.
  • Approach environmental cleaning and disinfecting program through collaborative (interdisciplinary) teams
  • Understand how the CMS Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) toolkit can help a facility develop and maintain an environmental cleaning and disinfecting program
  • Use the QAPI Performance Improvement Project (PIP) model to improve a facility's environmental cleaning and disinfecting program
Presenter: Deb Patterson Burdsall PhD, RN-BC, CIC, FAPIC
Link to recorded webinar: Available through: 05/29/2018