A request has been made to ask Infection Preventionists in the Long-Term Care Facilities of Connecticut to provide information about their statistics regarding the Healthcare Acquired Infection rates if they are using the McGeer’s Criteria, the request is for annual 2013 rates for HAIs. This is one way to benchmark to see how your facility is doing in comparison to others. No facility names will be disclosed. Please email Jane F. from the Jerome Home.
Benchmarking with McGeer’s
97 Percent of Nurses Say it Boosts Confidence
BY SUE MONTGOMERY, RN, BSN
"You know you’re good at what you do, so why invest the time, angst and money involved in pursuing specialty certification? It’s a good question, but if you understand some of the potential benefits of certification, you may find yourself signing up before you know it."
The newly elected officers and board are ready to take on the responsibilities ahead. With your support "We Can Do It!" - now.
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After being introduced by Mistress of Ceremony, Carol Kellog, Fairfield Chapter President, Denise DuBrino welcomed the attendees and likened the ICNC 2014 Annual Spring Seminar as the infection control version of the “Hunger Games.” This was it; the day had come when the Fairfield Chapter saw all their planning and hard work come to fruition. The seminar, held at the beautiful Aqua Turf Club hosted 120 attendees and 28 vendors.