Long-Term Care

 

Lily, NIAID Launch Phase 3 Prevention Trial Centered on Nursing Homes

August 03, 2020

Despite a clear record of violations across the country, amid a culture where sick staff were asked to show up for work, lawmakers in several states have also potentially disincentivized improvement of infection control standards in long-term care facilities by providing legal liability protections ahead of time.

Q&A: Long-Term Care Facilities Present Unique Challenges

July 31, 2020

Nancy Moureau, PhD, RN, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC: “We see the competency of a vascular access specialist or team validated by the outcomes, by the level of infection with their patients, with other complications that may be present.”

How to Build Cost-Effective Infection Prevention Programs at Long-Term Care Facilities

July 20, 2020

Infection control at LTCFs needs to be a balanced approach that addresses the risk of infection, and not just the treatment of infection. Money is saved when this approach is used.