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Get the resources you need to develop and maintain an infection prevention program that protects your patients and your ASC. Infection Prevention for ASCs is designed specifically for infection preventionists working in ASCs and covers how to develop, implement and maintain an infection prevention program; employee health and education and training; best practices in sterilization and instrument reprocessing; and infection prevention surveillance and strategies. This course, comprised of two half days, will also help you prepare for the Certified Ambulatory Infection Preventionist (CAIP)® exam.

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Monday, February 1

12:00 pm–1:30 pm

12:00 pm–1:30 pm


Presentation Topics:

  • How to Perform an Infection Prevention Risk Assessment
  • Components of the Infection Prevention Plan and Annual Governing Board Approval
  • Incorporating Infection Prevention into QAPI
  • Analyze Data to Identify Trends in Order to Develop an Action Plan
  • Communication of Data to Staff and Committee(s)
  • Infection Preventionist Job Description, Competency and Training
  • CMS Quality Reporting and Participation

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

IPCH Content Area: Infection Prevention Program Development, Implementation and Maintenance

Faculty:

1:45 pm–3:15 pm

1:45 pm–3:15 pm


Presentation Topics:

  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Packaging Reusable Devices
  • Sterilization Processes
  • Sterilization Monitoring Tools
  • Routine Load Release
  • Storage of Instruments
  • Loaned Instruments
  • Immediate Use Steam Sterilization
  • High Level Disinfection
  • Documentation

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

IPCH Content Area: Instrument/Equipment Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization

Faculty:

3:30 pm–4:45 pm

3:30 pm–4:45 pm


Presentation Topics:

  • Required Healthcare Worker New Hire and Annual Education
  • Employee/Licensed Independent Practitioner/Allied Health Professional Vaccination Compliance
  • Tuberculosis Screening and Compliance

AEU Content Area: Human Resources

IPCH Content Area: Infection Prevention and Control Education and Training

Faculty:



Tuesday, February 2

12:00 pm–1:15 pm

12:00 pm–1:15 pm


Presentation Topics:

  • Infection Prevention Surveillance
  • Infection Prevention Rounding and Monitoring
  • Surgical Site Infection Classification of Wounds and Required Documentation
  • Common Pathogens in the ASC
  • Transmission Based Precautions
  • Communicable Disease and Reporting
  • Post-operative Investigations
  • Communication of Surveillance Findings with Healthcare Workers

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

IPCH Content Area: Surveillance, Data Collection and Analysis

Faculty:

1:30 pm–3:00 pm

1:30 pm–3:00 pm


Presentation Topics:

  • Safe Injection Practices
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Personal Protection Equipment
  • Point of Care Cleaning
  • Implantable Tissue Management
  • Environmental Cleaning
  • Environment of Care Requirements
  • Traffic Control
  • Surgical Attire
  • Recalls and Documentation
  • Construction and Renovation

AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care

IPCH Content Area: Infection Prevention Strategies

Faculty:

3:15 pm–4:15 pm

3:15 pm–4:15 pm

AEU Content Area: Quality Management

IPCH Content Area: Infection Prevention Program Development, Implementation and Maintenance

Faculty:







Monday, January 11

Time Title AAPC Content Area
12:00pm–1:00pm

12:00pm–1:00pm

Common ASC Pain Management Procedures

TBD AAPC

TBD
1:15pm–2:15pm

1:15pm–2:15pm

Ophthalmology Coding Tips and Traps

TBD AAPC

TBD
2:30pm–3:30pm

2:30pm–3:30pm

Orthopaedics: Upper Extremities

TBD AAPC

TBD
3:45pm–4:45pm

2:45pm–4:45pm

Cardiology Procedures in The ASC

TBD AAPC

TBD



Tuesday, January 19

Time Title AAPC Content Area
12:00pm–1:00pm

12:00pm–1:00pm

ENT Updates and Issues

TBD AAPC

TBD
1:15pm–2:15pm

1:15pm–2:15pm

The Art of EOB Analysis: How Interpreting EOB's Can Make or Break Your Collection Goals

TBD AAPC

TBD
2:30pm–3:30pm

2:30pm–3:30pm

Urology A to Z

TBD AAPC

TBD



Monday, January 25

Time Title AAPC Content Area
12:00pm–1:00pm

12:00pm–1:00pm

Gastroenterology Coding in an ASC

TBD AAPC

TBD
1:15pm–2:15pm

1:15pm–2:15pm

Orthopedics: Lower Extremities

TBD AAPC

TBD
2:30pm–3:30pm

2:30pm–3:30pm

General Surgery Coding: A Mixed Bag

TBD AAPC

TBD





Thursday, January 14

Time Title AEU Content Area
12:00pm–1:00pm

12:00pm–1:00pm

Managing and Resolving Conflict in the ASC

Human Resources AEU

Human Resources
1:00pm–2:00pm

1:00pm–2:00pm

From the Business Office to the Clinical Area: How to Mitigate COVID-19 Exposure Risks

Delivery of Patient Care AEU

Delivery of Patient Care
2:30pm–4:00pm

2:30pm–4:00pm

Federal Advocacy 101

Regulatory and Legal Issues AEU

Regulatory and Legal Issues



Friday, January 15

Time Title AEU Content Area
7:30am–8:30am

7:30am–8:30am

Issues and Best Practices for Working with Anesthesia Providers in the ASC

Delivery of Patient Care AEU

Delivery of Patient Care

Common ASC Pain Management Procedures

Financial AEU

Financial
8:35–9:50am

8:35am–9:50am

A Deep Dive into the Credentialing File

Human Resources AEU

Human Resources

Ophthalmology Coding Tips and Traps

Financial AEU

Financial
10:15am–11:30am

10:15am–11:30am

Pharmacy Spotlight: Medication Shortages and Error Prevention

Regulatory and Legal Issues AEU

Regulatory and Legal Issues

Orthopedics: Upper Extremities

Financial AEU

Financial
12:30pm–1:30pm

12:30pm–1:30pm

Management Skills That Lead to Success

Human Resources AEU

Human Resources

Cardiology Procedures in The ASC

Financial AEU

Financial
1:35pm–2:35pm

1:35pm–2:35pm

Improving Workplace Culture

Quality Management AEU

Quality Management

ENT Updates and Issues

Financial AEU

Financial
2:55pm–3:55pm

2:55pm–3:55pm

An ASC Hodgepodge

Regulatory and Legal Issues AEU

Regulatory and Legal Issues

The Art of EOB Analysis: How Interpreting EOBs Can Make or Break Your Collection Goals

Financial AEU

Financial
4:00pm–5:00pm

4:00pm–5:00pm

Investigating Income Statements

Financial AEU

Financial

Urology A to Z

Financial AEU

Financial



Saturday, January 16

Time Title AEU Content Area
8:00am–9:15am

8:00am–9:15am

Medicare Survey Trends and Survey Readiness

Regulatory and Legal Issues AEU

Regulatory and Legal Issues

Gastroenterology Coding in an ASC

Financial AEU

Financial
9:15am–10:30am

9:15am–10:30am

Avoiding ASC Liability Arising from Scopes of Practice

Regulatory and Legal Issues AEU

Regulatory and Legal Issues

Orthopedics: Lower Extremities

Financial AEU

Financial
10:45am–12:00pm

11:45am–12:00pm

Organizational Governance

Regulatory and Legal Issues AEU

Regulatory and Legal Issues

General Surgery Coding: A Mixed Bag

Financial AEU

Financial





Thursday, January 14

Time Title IPCH Content Area
1:00pm–2:00pm

1:00pm–2:00pm

From the Business Office to the Clinical Area: How to Mitigate COVID-19 Exposure Risks

Infection Prevention Strategies IPCH

Infection Prevention Strategies