November 2022

29Nov(Nov 29)8:30 a.m.30(Nov 30)5:00 p.m.Building an Infection Prevention Program - It's More than just COVID-19 In-Person

Event Details

Building an Infection Prevention Program – It’s More than just COVID-19

November 29 & 30, 2022

8:30 am – 4:45 pm


NIU Outreach Conference Centers

1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville, IL 60563



The goal of the seminar is to provide both new and experienced long term care infection preventionists with the knowledge, basic tools and hands-on activities they will need to hit the ground running with their infection prevention and control programs.

This training will be led by a team of experienced infection preventionists from Hektoen Institute of Medicine and the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Topics covered will include: the history of infection preventionists in health care, competency requirements for infection preventionists, assessments, risks, infection prevention and control program infrastructure, regulatory requirements, the core principles of infection prevention, hand hygiene, standard precautions and transmission-based precautions, surveillance, enhanced barrier precautions, legal aspects of infection prevention in long term care, outbreak investigation, environment of care, employee health and more. 

At the end of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the history of infection prevention and control programs and their importance in LTC facilities.
  • Describe the core principles of Infection Prevention and Control, and the leadership role/responsibilities of the Infection Preventionist in managing an interdisciplinary program.
  • Define standard and transmission-based precautions.
  • Develop interdisciplinary policies and procedures for cleaning and disinfecting.
  • Identify the necessary programs, tools and team members required to fulfill employee health requirements.



LeadingAge IL Member Registration $299

IHCA Member Registration $299

Non-Member $399


ICHA Members Register Here




What’s included

Continental Breakfast and lunch each day.  You will also received a workbook and a pre-loaded USB.


Hotels in the area

Hotels on Diehl Road are the closest.

All sessions are approved for the following licenses from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

  • IL Licensed Nursing Home Administrators – License #139-000011
  • IL Licensed Nurse – License #236-000019
  • IL Licensed Clinical Social Workers/Licensed Social Workers – License #159-000161
  • IL Licensed Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants – License #216-000036
  • IL Licensed Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants – License #224-000020
  • IL Registered Public Accountants – License #158-000942
  • IL Licensed Professional/Counselor/Clinical Counselor – License #197-00019

Credentialing bodies and licensing boards have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses

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29 (Tuesday) 8:30 a.m. - 30 (Wednesday) 5:00 p.m.


NIU Naperville

1120 E. Diehl Rd.

Health Guidelines for this Event

Other Health Guidelines The wearing of face masks is highly recommended.