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.
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.
Event: Annual Spring Seminar
Topic: Topics of Interest in Infection Control
Time: 7:45AM - 4:00PM
Date: April 4, 2014
Place: Aqua Turf Club
Address: Mulberry Street, Plantsville, CT 06479
Who Should Attend?
Infection Preventionists, Nurse Educators, Nursing Administrators and Nurses from LTC, acute care, public health, behavioral health and home care.
This activity has been submitted to the Connecticut Nurses’ Association for approval to award contact hours. The Connecticut Nurses’ Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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ICNC launches new website. Website features responsive design, a new blog, and chapter web pages. The design incorporates the latest search engine optimization (SEO) techniques, and an easy to edit content management system (CMS). The design and development was completed by an active Midstate Chamber member - Design For Communication. To learn more about ICNC please read the excerpt from their About web page - click/tap "Read More" below.