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May 2017 Excerpt

The Collaborative is underway!
Catch up on missed info and complete the next steps
The first learning session focused on team communication. The webinar recordings, slides, and related tools are all archived on our website. If you missed any of the webinars, or want to share materials with others at your facility, be sure to check out the postings.
How is your team doing with its "homework" assignments? See the six required Action Steps to be completed in May-June.
In-person, peer-to-peer sharing events
Come meet with other Collaborative teams near you, learn from their experiences, and share your own tips. The first peer-to-peer meeting is May 18, so register soon!
Infection prevention CME/CE opportunities
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Medscape are launching a series of six CME/CE activities addressing the key issues surrounding infection prevention in healthcare facilities:
  • Risk Recognition in Healthcare Settings (Available now)
  • Environmental Services and Infection Prevention (Available now)
  • Recognizing Infection Risks in Medical Equipment (to be released in June)
  • Infection Transmission Risks Associated with Nonsterile Glove Use (July)
  • Infection Prevention: A Hierarchy of Controls Approach (August)
  • Injection Safety: A System Approach (September)
You must be a registered Medscape member to access these CME/CE activities; registration is free.