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This resource is an assessment to determine the status of current C.difficile infection (CDI) prevention activities for early detection and containment.


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Date Added: 03/12/2018
Date Last Modified: 03/12/2018

This resource is an assessment to determine the status of current C.difficile infection (CDI) prevention activities in antibiotic stewardship


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Date Added: 03/19/2018
Date Last Modified: 03/12/2018

This resource is an assessment to determine the status of current C.difficile infection (CDI) prevention activities for appropriate environmental cleaning and equipment.


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Date Added: 03/19/2018
Date Last Modified: 03/12/2018

This resource is an assessment to determine the status of current C.difficile infection (CDI) prevention activities for hand hygiene.


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Date Added: 03/19/2018
Date Last Modified: 03/12/2018

This survey and certification letter from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provides more information on the 2017 update for the CMS infection control pilot and the infection control worksheet.


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Date Added: 02/19/2018
Date Last Modified: 02/16/2018

This checklist should be used used to investigate compliance for F880, F881, and F883.


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Date Added: 02/19/2018
Date Last Modified: 02/16/2018

This resource, from the National Nursing Home Quality Improvement Campaign, helps assess staff knowledge/competency, infection prevention policies and infrastructure for early identification and rapid containment of Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs).


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Date Added: 12/22/2017
Date Last Modified: 12/20/2017

This six-point change bundle follows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's strategies to prevent and manage Clostridium difficile infections in nursing homes.


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Date Added: 12/21/2017
Date Last Modified: 12/20/2017

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) website has organized information on key infection prevention topics for health care professionals and consumers.


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Date Added: 10/13/2016
Date Last Modified: 10/13/2016

A Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority project to determine implementation of infection prevention best practices, and the effect on healthcare-associated infection (HAI) rates, identified barriers in nursing homes with high HAI rates and recognized patterns of care that nursing homes could target for improvement.


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Date Added: 09/09/2016
Date Last Modified: 09/09/2016

Through the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority’s collaboration project and assessment using the Long-Term Care Best-Practice Assessment Tool, Pennsylvania nursing homes successfully implemented infection control best practices and achieved decreases in infection rates.


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Date Added: 09/08/2016
Date Last Modified: 09/08/2016

View this hand-washing poster a certified nursing assistant created to help reduce the incidence of infection in her facility. What infection-prevention measures has your facility implemented? Email NHNetwork@tmf.org with your examples and success stories.


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Date Added: 09/20/2015
Date Last Modified: 09/20/2015

This CDC website for long-term care providers provides information and resources on prevention of infections, offers information for clinical staff, infection control coordinators and residents on topices related to antibiotic stewardship, dialysis safety and hand hygiene, and access to infection tracking system for long-term care facilities.


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Date Added: 04/21/2014
Date Last Modified: 04/21/2014

Download this poster to display in your facility to help remind patients and staff about proper handwashing techniques.


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Date Added: 12/01/2013
Date Last Modified: 12/01/2013

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has launched its new education and awareness campaign, "Infection Prevention and You." View the website, which features more information and advice for healthcare professionals and consumers on how to prevent infection.


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Date Added: 10/27/2013
Date Last Modified: 10/27/2013

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