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PUZZLED BY LEGIONELLA? LESSONS LEARNED FROM RECOMMISSIONING AFTER EXTENDED STAGNATION, APRIL 14

PUZZLED BY LEGIONELLA? LESSONS LEARNED FROM RECOMMISSIONING AFTER EXTENDED STAGNATION, APRIL 14

Dr. Prevost will first present the results of several recommissioning case studies showing that not all buildings are contaminated with Legionella after extended stagnation and that other OPPs should be considered. Then she will show findings from a detailed intervention study to measure the impact of dally, weekly and monthly flushing and shook chlorination on the prevalence and concentrations on Legionella pneumophilia in a heavily contaminated large building.

PUZZLED BY LEGIONELLA? LESSONS LEARNED FROM RECOMMISSIONING AFTER EXTENDED STAGNATION, APRIL 14

PUZZLED BY LEGIONELLA? AN UPDATE FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION, MARCH 17

Join us for a special one-hour Puzzled by Legionella? Wednesday Webinar with The Joint Commission. Our guest speaker is Diane Cullen, RN, MSN, MBA, CIC, Associate Director, Standards Interpretation Group,  Division of Healthcare Improvement at The Joint Commission. Cullen will provide information on updates and answer your questions about the Environment of Care & Life Safety Solutions Regulatory Compliance for Legionella.

PUZZLED BY LEGIONELLA? LESSONS LEARNED FROM RECOMMISSIONING AFTER EXTENDED STAGNATION, APRIL 14

PUZZLED BY LEGIONELLA DISINFECTION TECHNOLOGIES? A LIVE Q&A MARCH 3

A LIVE Q&A Got questions about what Legionella disinfection technology is best for your facility? Need a better understanding of how these technologies work? Do you have doubts about the efficacy of your system? In this webinar, you’ll get a brief overview of these technologies and the pros and cons. We’ll open the floor to answer any and every question you may have. Come prepared to get into the weeds!

PUZZLED BY LEGIONELLA? LESSONS LEARNED FROM RECOMMISSIONING AFTER EXTENDED STAGNATION, APRIL 14

PUZZLED BY LEGAL AND INSURANCE ISSUES OF LEGIONELLA? JANUARY 20

This presentation will review the legal basis for liability for legionella and will identify the elements necessary to constitute a valid tort claim. If a legionella claim is made, insurance coverage may be available under a commercial general liability policy and a review of underwriting criteria typically utilized to obtain this coverage along with what legionella coverage typically includes will be discussed.

PUZZLED BY LEGIONELLA? LESSONS LEARNED FROM RECOMMISSIONING AFTER EXTENDED STAGNATION, APRIL 14

PUZZLED BY WHY INFECTION PREVENTIONISTS WORRY ABOUT WATER? January 6

Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are an increasingly frequent cause of pulmonary disease, particularly in individuals with predisposing conditions such as cystic fibrosis. Find out why NTM a waterborne pathogen of growing concern. Learn about a new method for recovery of NTM from water samples, resulting in a highly simplified culture method and an increased yield of NTM.

PUZZLED BY LEGIONELLA? LESSONS LEARNED FROM RECOMMISSIONING AFTER EXTENDED STAGNATION, APRIL 14

PUZZLED BY LABORATORY ISOLATION OF NTM? December 9

Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are an increasingly frequent cause of pulmonary disease, particularly in individuals with predisposing conditions such as cystic fibrosis. Find out why NTM a waterborne pathogen of growing concern. Learn about a new method for recovery of NTM from water samples, resulting in a highly simplified culture method and an increased yield of NTM.

PUZZLED BY LEGIONELLA? LESSONS LEARNED FROM RECOMMISSIONING AFTER EXTENDED STAGNATION, APRIL 14

PUZZLED BY A PSEUDOMONAS OUTBREAK? OCTOBER 28

A Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak occurred in a level III NICU 28 private single bed unit after moving into a newly constructed building. Get lessons learned on the the importance of having a comprehensive water management plan and risk assessment, ensuring that temperature and water flow during construction is carefully managed, and why the Infection Control practitioner should be part of every stage of construction process.

PUZZLED BY LEGIONELLA? LESSONS LEARNED FROM RECOMMISSIONING AFTER EXTENDED STAGNATION, APRIL 14

PUZZLED BY WICRA? SEPTEMBER 30

The Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) has become a common process for identifying infection hazards associated with facility construction and renovation. This approach traditionally focuses on activities which impact ventilation, dust generation, and construction methods with little emphasis on water systems and waterborne pathogens. Developing a Water Infection Control Risk Assessment (WICRA) can help secure patient safety and the facility’s reputation from the consequences of waterborne disease associated with water system construction, renovation, or maintenance activity.