C. difficile Infection Reduction in Long Term Care: Session Four – Surveillance, Data Tracking, and Reporting
Did you know more than 100,000 C. difficile infections developed among residents of U.S. nursing homes? Join us for the fourth in a series of six sessions to learn how to implement a plan to reduce the risk of C. difficile infections among residents at your nursing home. Throughout the series, we will provide Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement tools and infection prevention best practices.
THE LEARNER WILL BE ABLE TO:
1. Understand C. difficile surveillance definitions and the importance of definition standardization.
2. Describe essential data collection strategies used to effectively monitor process and outcome measures for C. difficile reduction.
3. Utilize a C. difficile tracking tool.
4. Understand best practices for CDI reporting