Infection Prevention and Control: What Regulators and Accreditors Expect
Are you wondering why there is so much scoring in Infection prevention and control, and how The Joint Commission (TJC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) requirements differ? Are you wondering what needs to be done with infection prevention and control to meet both? Enroll now to learn key components of regulatory and accreditation requirements for both organizations.
Understand where the similarities lie and what the differences are between the two organizations and their requirements to enhance your approach.
Learn & Apply:
- Describe key components of regulatory and accreditation requirements, control plans and expectations
- Discuss the importance of risk assessment for all healthcare settings
- Explain key requirements for antibiotic stewardship program implementation
Meet the course instructor on Infection Prevention and Control
Judy Courtemanche, President of Courtemanche & Associates, has served healthcare for more than 4 decades as an administrator and nurse. She has worked in many healthcare settings and served in leadership, managerial, educational and nursing roles. In addition, she worked in accreditation as a field surveyor, team leader and faculty for The Joint Commission. She has also served healthcare organizations and systems as a regulatory consultant and educator for the past 25 years, troubleshooting and assisting physicians, leaders and staff to successfully overcome regulatory challenges through understanding, education and creative solutions for difficult issues.
Involve everyone to help prevent the spread of infection by understanding and implementing TJC and CMS requirements outlined in the course. Interested in our Nursing Contact Hours opportunity?