Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: October 28; Legionella and other Water Management Issues in Long-Term Care Facilities

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Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Prevention Program

Wisconsin Long-Term Care (LTC) Education Series 

Date: Thursday, October 28, 10:30 a.m.

Topic: Legionella and other Water Management Issues in Long-Term Care Facilities

Wisconsin DHS Bureau of Communicable Diseases epidemiologist Anna Kocharian will provide an update on Legionnaires’ disease in Wisconsin. This presentation will include background information on Legionella, common environmental risk factors for its growth and transmission, a case study of an outbreak investigation in a long-term care setting, and outbreak prevention and water management program resources

Access via Zoom or dial 312-626-6799, Webinar ID: 867 7359 6112

Presenter: Anna Kocharian, Epidemiologist, Bureau of Communicable Diseases, Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Upcoming LTC Education Series Sessions

The LTC Education Series is generally held on the fourth Thursday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. However, due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the next session is scheduled for Thursday, December 2.

Topic: Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA): The Missing Link in Long-Term Care Construction

Presenter: DeAnn Richards, Infection Prevention Consultant

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Please feel free to send suggested topics for this series to the HAI Program.

­­­­­­LTC Education Series recordings

Access recordings of previous LTC Education Series sessions on our HAI Infection Prevention Education webpage.