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Infection Control Antibiotic Stewardship F880 F881


F-Tag Review Series- Comprehensive review of Regulations and Interpretive Guidance for Infection Control/Antibiotic Stewardship F880-F881

10:30 am - 11:45 am

This session will focus on F-Tag 880-881 with a review of the regulation and an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance. A review of survey procedures, such as the Infection Prevention, Control, and Immunization Critical Element Pathway and/the Surveyor Probes used to guide the investigative process will be discussed. Actual citation examples will be shared and discussed. Tools to assist the facility interdisciplinary team in monitoring compliance and incorporating into the facility QAPI processes will be discussed.

Projected Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives: At the conclusion of each session, the learner will:
1. Identify the regulatory requirements related to F880-F881
2. Identify survey procedures that describe how Infection Prevention and Control is reviewed for compliance during the annual survey process
3. Identify examples of how F-Tags 880-881 are commonly cited in the new LTCSP
4. Identify tools for the leadership team to use for monitoring compliance with Infection Prevention and Control requirements
5. Explain strategies for incorporating survey preparedness related to Infection Prevention and Control into facility QAPI processes

F-Tag Review Series- Comprehensive review of Regulations and Interpretive Guidance for Infection Control/Antibiotic Stewardship F880-F881


Live Webinar

10:30 Overview of the F-Tag Regulations and Interpretive Guidance

10:30 Survey procedures for assessing compliance with the F-Tag and citation examples

10:45 Strategies for monitoring compliance and incorporating survey preparedness into facility QAPI processes

11:30 Closing Comments/Q&A

Target Audience: Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Quality Assurance Director, Social Services, Rehabilitation services

Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP, Director of Regulatory Services Shelly Maffia is a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator with over 15 years of experience serving in long term care leadership and consulting positions, including positions as Director of Nursing, Administrator, and Corporate Nurse Consultant and Training Positions. She earned the QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) credential from the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC), which was established to promote the highest standards for QAPI program implementation in the long-term care profession.
Each program is approved for one and 1/4 (1.25) hour of credit for nursing home administrators and nurses.

Individual attendance will be monitored throughout the call.

Only those attending the entire call will be awarded continuing education credit. All participants regardless of need for CEUs, will receive a certificate of attendance. This course is considered a self-study course by Ohio BELTSS.

Administrators are reminded that BELTSS limits teleconference (home/self-study) credits to a total of ten (10.0) per renewal period.
How much does it cost?

Facilities will pay one low fee for an unlimited number of participants. However, the number and access code is valid only for one phone line/computer at the location registered with the Association. Any additional phone connections calling in will be billed the individual session registration fee.

Individual Session Fees: (prior to January 17 )
Members: $55
Non Members: $130

Individual Session Fees: (January 17 and after)
Members: $75
Non Members: $175