Upcoming Enhanced Barrier Precautions Webinars with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Infection Prevention/Control; vaccine; Regulations; Programs and Resources

Do you or your staff have questions about Enhanced Barrier Precautions? Save the dates for two upcoming webinars with the CDC! 

These webinars are designed for anyone involved with or working in long term care facilities who seeks to deepen their understanding of Enhanced Barrier Precautions. Whether you are part of the long-term care staff, an administrator, or are connected to long-term care facilities in any capacity, these sessions are for you.   

May 22, 2024, 1pm EST - CDC Townhall: Understanding Enhanced Barrier Precautions  
CDC experts will lead this discussion, including Dr. Bola Ogundimu, DrPH, RN, CIC, CPHQ; Dr. Kara Jacobs Slifka, MD, MPH; and Dr. Heather Jones, DNP, NP-C.  

Objectives of the Townhall:  
  • Provide an overview of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs).  
  • Discuss why MDROs pose a significant concern in healthcare settings.  ​
  • Define Enhanced Barrier Precautions and their role in preventing the spread of infections.  
  • Address common questions surrounding infection prevention.  
  • Open the floor for a Q&A session with participants.  

June 5, 2024, 2pm EST – AHCA Hosts Enhanced Barrier Precautions Open Office Hour with the CDC 
AHCA is hosting a member-only webinar on Wednesday June 5th with a panel of experts from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (including Dr. Bola Ogundimu, DrPH, RN, CIC, CPHQ; Dr. Kara Jacobs Slifka, MD, MPH; and Dr. Heather Jones, DNP, NP-C) to review your questions about Enhanced Barrier Precautions. If you have questions about EBP or would like to listen in to hear questions from other providers, register today! 

Follow the Instructions Below to Register:  
  • To avoid technical problems, use Google Chrome.  
  • Members will need to log in using their existing email and password first.  
  • Once you are logged in to the website you will be able to register by clicking the green register button at the top of the page.  
  • If you have forgotten your password click here.  
  • If you are new to the site, you can create an account here. Answer all fields on the create an account page- especially locating your company name. You can search by name or zip code. After creating an account, you will be able to register. 

A certificate of attendance will be available after the webinar (No CEs).  

Email educate@ahca.org​ if you need assistance for the June 5th session.