IPAC


I-PAC: Infection Prevention and Control for LTC

Building on the success of the Project Firstline infection prevention initiative, NJHA and its Health Research and Educational Trust has developed “I-PAC: Infection Prevention and Control for LTC” – a series of free webinars to help all levels of the long term care workforce – from clinicians to support staff – adopt a layered, multi-point approach to infection prevention.

Current I-PAC Offerings

Registration is free for I-PAC programs. Attendees will earn continuing education credits upon successful completion of each session. See the current webinar offerings, and use the link to register.

Dates

Topic

Time

Objectives

Registration Links

Thur., Feb. 8 Vigilance Against Viral Respiratory Pathogens 12:00-12:30
  • Describe the actions needed for viral respiratory season to minimize the impact these viral illnesses have on patients
  • Review resources available for LTC facilities
https://bit.ly/487wK0l
Thur., Feb. 29 Environmental Services: Critical Partners in Infection Prevention 12:00-12:30
  • Identify importance of EVS role in infection prevention
  • Summarize methods for reducing bioburden on surfaces
  • Discuss cleaning and low-level disinfection from a regulatory perspective
https://bit.ly/3SLCE2L
Thur., March 14 Addressing Ageism in Infection Prevention and Control 12:00-12:30
  • Summarize the underlying principles of the National Center to Reframe Aging
  • Identify the core principles of framing aging
  • List at least one way to change the narrative
https://bit.ly/3HOQqLE
Thur., March 28 High-Tech Preview: New Tools for Infection Control in LTC 12:00-1:00 Will provide an overview of different types of infection control technologies and highlight a LTC case study https://bit.ly/3w3fbBp
Thur., April 18 Office Hours: Enhanced Barrier Precautions 12:00-12:30 Hear from an IP expert about the latest guidance in IPC precautions, ask questions, and discuss strategies https://bit.ly/3UtZoWh
Thur., April 25 Lessons Learned: I-PAC Case Studies for LTC 12:00-1:00
  • Review key infection prevention and control principles discussed throughout the I-PAC series
  • Discuss case studies related to infection outbreaks in LTC settings
https://bit.ly/42qDFQU
Download a PDF of the 2024 schedule by clicking here.

I-PAC On Demand

Catch up on previous I-PAC classes by watching content on demand. Continuing education credits available.

Topic

Length

Link

Flu Fighters: Gearing Up for Influenza Season in Long Term Care Settings 45 min https://education.njha.com/courses/47346
Standard & Transmission Based Precautions 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/47615
Enhanced Barrier Precautions 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/48215
COVID Boosters and Treatments 2.0 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/47944
What You Should Know About Norovirus 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/48818
Stop the Spread: Understanding Virus Transmission 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/48820
Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/49996
Important Concepts in Infection Prevention for LTC 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/51356
Focus On: Group A Streptococcus 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/52833
Teamwork and Communication in Infection Prevention 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/52837
Hand Hygiene: New Guidance You Need to Know 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/52839
Infection Control Assessment & Response: Meet NJ’s ICAR Team 60 min https://education.njha.com/courses/52842
The Latest on Legionella 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/52844
Recognizing Risk Part 1: Spotting Infectious Disease Threats 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/52848
Recognizing Risk Part 2: Understand Healthcare Environment Reservoirs 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/52849
Respiratory Protection Plans for Your Team 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/52850
Partners in Prevention: Working Effectively with Your Local Health Department, Part 1 60 min https://education.njha.com/courses/55222
Partners in Prevention: Working Effectively with Your Local Health Department, Part 2 60 min https://education.njha.com/courses/55223
HMPV: The Common Virus You’ve Never Heard Of 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/55220
Managing MDROs (Multidrug-Resistant Organisms) 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/55224
Spotlight on C. Auris 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/55225
Medication Management Strategies 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/55226
Vaccination Guidance: What’s New? What’s Changed? 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/55227
Sepsis Strategies to Save Lives 60 min https://education.njha.com/courses/55228
Antimicrobial Stewardship: Your Important Role 30 min https://education.njha.com/courses/55229