Applying High Reliability Principles to Infection Prevention and Control in Long Term Care | Joint Commission
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Thursday 11:44 CST, November 26, 2015

Applying High Reliability Principles to Infection Prevention and Control in Long Term Care


Funding for this educational module was made possible in part by grant number 1R13HS022174-01 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).  The views expressed in written materials and by speakers do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. 


Free Online Learning Module & Index of Resources

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 care and safety


Do you work in a nursing home, assisted living facility or related health care setting?  View this easy-to-use, engaging e-learning tool designed for staff across all levels and disciplines.  You will learn:

  • how to apply high reliability principles to preventing and controlling infections in Long Term Care

  • how each person's role contributes to high reliability

  • from scenarios that illustrate the application of these principles  


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The practices presented in this presentation are examples of practices that have been found to be helpful for some organizations. The inclusion of these practices in this educational module does not imply that organizations should implement the practices to be in compliance with clinical practice guidelines, or oversight organizations such as CMS or The Joint Commission.

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