ASHE Live Online Training: Managing Infection Prevention in Health Care Facilities - November 7, 2023

Date: Nov 07, 2023 - Nov 07, 2023

Proactively prevent infection in health care facilities during maintenance, renovation, and construction.

Designed for individuals directly involved in the construction, renovation, and operation of health care facilities, this program identifies the infection prevention issues that every contractor, facility manager, architect, and engineer must address on the job.

While working in a health care environment, you need to understand your unique role and be prepared to implement processes to protect patients, staff, and visitors from hospital-acquired infections. Through lectures, case study reviews, problem-solving exercises, and group discussions, you will become a more valuable member of the health care construction team.
Intended Audience
  • Contractors working in health care environments
  • Health care facility managersConstruction project managers
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Infection prevention professionals
Learning Outcomes
  • Create and maintain work areas that support the facility's infection prevention protocols in order to reduce transmission of hospital-acquired infections.
  • Educate and train your team on infection prevention and best practices.
  • Explain the importance of conducting an infection control risk assessment (ICRA) for every project.
  • Explain the intent of the various compliance, regulatory standard, and guideline-setting agencies, including the Joint Commission, Facility Guidelines Institute, and Centers for Disease Control.
  • Linda Dickey, RN, MPH, CIC, CPHQ, FAPIC, Sr. Director, Epidemiology & Infection Prevention, UCI Health
  • Andy Streifel, BS, MPH, REHS, Hospital Environment Specialist, Department of Environmental Health and Safety, University of Minnesota
  • Member: $445
  • Nonmember: $545
This course offers 7 CECs. Credit hours can be used toward the renewal of the Certified Health Care Facility Manager (CHFM) credential.
6:00 am - 2:00 pm Pacific Time
    7:00 am - 3:00 pm Mountain Time
 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Central Time
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm Eastern Time 
This is a live virtual training course. Please create an individual account and complete individual registration. Only the person registered will gain access and acquire credit for completing the virtual course.
Please note, you will receive further instruction of how to gain access once registration is complete. These steps must be complete in order to gain access to the platform and certificate of attendance.