Accreditation

Webinar: How Vanderbilt University Medical Center Established a Hand Hygiene Program

Accreditation Insider, February 27, 2018

Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Accreditation Insider!

Presented on: March 22, 2018, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST
Presented by: Thomas R. Talbot, MD, MPH
Level of Program: Intermediate
Registration:  http://hcmarketplace.com/hand-hygiene-program 

Summary:
Hand hygiene is the top way to prevent the spread of healthcare-associated infections. It has also become a major focus of Joint Commission and CMS surveyors, so hospitals need to ensure their healthcare workers are complying with hand washing guidelines.

During this 90-minute webinar, Thomas R. Talbot, MD, MPH, will explain how he led a successful effort to establish a hand hygiene compliance program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Talbot will help attendees overcome barriers to hand hygiene compliance, set up a compliance program in their facility, and create a culture of safety that encourages increased accountability.

Who Should Listen?

  • Infection preventionists
  • Quality improvement personnel
  • Operational quality leaders
  • Safety directors
  • Patient safety professionals
  • Risk managers



Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Accreditation Insider!

Most Popular