Webinars

  • Outbreak Investigations Available: On Demand
    Posted November 21, 2014 in Webinars At some point in your Infection Prevention career, you will be faced with investigating an outbreak. Every Infection Preventionist needs to know the basics of an outbreak investigation. This webinar will provide an overview of the steps for investigating an outbreak along with helpful, real-world, ...More MORE INFO
  • Needleless Connectors….connection without infection! Available: On Demand
    Posted June 26, 2014 in Webinars The risk of needlestick injury and bloodstream infection associated with needleless connectors is of increasing concern. Many questions still remain regarding the potential risk for infection among the various connectors. The current CDC Guideline Category II recommendation states "when needleless ...More MORE INFO
  • Evaluating Resources Critically: How to Become an Effective Consumer of Research Available: On Demand
    Posted May 12, 2014 in Webinars Infection Preventionists (IP) are major consumers of research and are often charged with recommending and developing policies and procedures for the prevention and control of infection based on the best evidence available. Therefore, it is important that IPs are able to critically evaluate ...More MORE INFO
  • Challenges and Solutions for Measuring Hand Hygiene Compliance Available: On Demand
    Posted October 18, 2013 in Webinars Hand hygiene is considered to be the cornerstone of an infection control program. Many studies have demonstrated a correlation between improving hand hygiene compliance and a reduction of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs)1. The challenge has been in the measurement of hand hygiene compliance. ...More MORE INFO
  • A Success Story: The Impact of Changing Hand Hygiene Behavior Available: On Demand
    Posted July 31, 2013 in Webinars The webinar, "A Success Story: The Impact of Changing Hand Hygiene Behavior," sponsored by GOJO Industries, features a conversation with Michael Gardam, MSc, MD, CM, MSc, CIC, FRCPC, director of infection prevention and control at the University Health Network, who discusses the concept of positive ...More MORE INFO
  • Bacteria, Burden and Bundles: How Copper Metal Surfaces Enhance Patient Safety Available: On Demand
    Posted July 16, 2013 in Webinars With increasing frequency the use of bundled interventions have been found to be effective for the control of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSIs) and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) in hospital. However, lower CLABSIs infections rates were only seen when compliance with ...More MORE INFO
  • Seize the Day Available: On Demand
    Posted July 11, 2013 in Webinars Dr. Garrett and Mark Dixon, featured speakers, will discuss how the major changes in healthcare reform are affecting C-suite and Infection Prevention professionals. ...More MORE INFO
  • A More Complete Approach to Infection Prevention Available: On Demand
    Posted February 27, 2013 in Webinars Studies prove that soft surface fabrics can harbor bacteria. However, these are often ignored by today’s infection prevention protocols. Soft surface fabrics such as privacy curtains, uniforms/scrubs, bed linens and lab coats make up 90 percent of a patient's contact environment when in a Health ...More MORE INFO
  • Hand Hygiene: A Patient-Centered Safety Initiative Available: On Demand
    Posted October 31, 2012 in Webinars Hand hygiene has been recognized as the most important means of preventing the transmission of infection and there has been a great emphasis on ways to improve hand hygiene compliance by healthcare workers. Despite increasing evidence that patients' flora and the hospital environment are the source ...More MORE INFO
  • Proper Use of Healthcare Disinfectants: The Implications Associated with Off-Label Use of Disinfectants Available: On Demand
    Posted September 28, 2012 in Webinars Learn more about the proper use of healthcare disinfectants and the implications associated with off-label use. Dr. Garrett, the featured speaker, will provide a methodical approach for Infection Preventionists and Environmental Services Professionals to properly and effectively use healthcare ...More MORE INFO
  • Optimizing Performance for Infection Prevention and Compliance Reporting While Impacting Patient Care Available: On Demand
    Posted August 17, 2012 in Webinars Active clinical surveillance fortified with evidence-based Micromedex content empowers clinicians with the tools they need to proactively identify high-risk patients and make HAIs a thing of the past. Improve outcomes, reduce risk, and simplify compliance reporting - one patient at a time. ...More MORE INFO
  • Endoscope Reprocessing: Demystifying the Multisociety Guideline Available: On Demand
    Posted June 25, 2012 in Webinars Understanding the revised Multisociety Guideline means successful endoscope reprocessing. This Webinar will underscore the importance of endoscope reprocessing and following guidelines to attain best practice and improve patient care. ...More MORE INFO
  • Demystifying the Disinfectant Label: A Step-By-Step Approach for Success Available: On Demand
    Posted June 15, 2012 in Webinars Every day Infection Preventionists (IPs), Environmental Services Professionals, and other healthcare personnel face significant challenges due to evolving technology, healthcare reform and, of course, time constraints. Monitoring and selecting healthcare products that are continually released, ...More MORE INFO
  • Improving Patient Safety Through Enhanced Environmental Disinfection Available: On Demand
    Posted 3 weeks ago in Webinars Led by Dr. William Jarvis, this educational presentation covers the epidemiological significance of environmental surfaces on HAIs and the opportunity to improve patient safety through enhanced disinfection. Attendees will learn about new technologies in environmental disinfection and develop a ...More MORE INFO
  • Getting Your Hands Around Hand Hygiene Available: On Demand
    Posted August 27, 2009 in Webinars It has long been recognized that appropriate hand hygiene reduces the transmission of pathogenic microorganisms. In spite of this fact, overall compliance with hand hygiene guidelines continues to be suboptimal in healthcare facilities. Factors that contribute to this poor compliance include lack ...More MORE INFO