This 2-part webinar series will address how to successfully integrate an infection preventionist into a nursing home’s or assisted living community’s operations and quality improvement program.
- Roles and responsibilities of an infection preventionist
- Policies and procedures for infection preventionists
- Techniques to enhance compliance
Designed to supplement the required infection preventionist training, this series provides additional support for infection prevention professionals who are dealing with the challenges of infection management day-to-day.
About the Series:
Register for the entire 2-part series for only $150.00.
About the Presenters:
Patty is LWCI’s Director overseeing quality deliverables for home health, hospice, and skilled nursing facility engagements. She leads a team of RN Consultants with deep leadership and operational skills in each of these provider settings. Typical engagements include documentation, coding and billing audits, appeals support and position development; supporting counsel defense in litigation support; mock surveys, strategic planning, agency/facility turnaround, telehealth implementation, new agency development, and directed in-services.
Cathy Benfer is a consultant with LW Consulting, Inc. (LWCI) specializing in interim and executive placements, as well as operational issues. She specializes in helping healthcare organizations in finding qualified candidates to fill highly skilled roles such as Directors of Nursing (DONs), Assistant Directors of Nursing (ADON’s), Nursing Home Administrators (NHA’s) and Infection Preventionists (IPs).
In her career, Cathy has been successful in turnaround management, mentoring and coaching staff for better performance and operations enhancement. Her focus on profitability and regulatory compliance is the driving force behind Cathy’s success at all levels of senior living care while being acutely aware of human resources’ needs of the organizations with which she worked. Additionally, Cathy has been a nursing home administrator for more than 27 years.
Emile LeDoux has more than 20 years of management experience in the healthcare and food manufacturing industry. He is recognized in the industry for his ability to build relationships, develop management and improve processes. Emile’s diverse background allows him to look at issues with great perspective, making him an asset to any team. In his current position with LW Consulting Inc., he oversees the Management Division which conducts operational assessments and mentoring programs focused on housekeeping and laundry and dining services. Emile also manages the interim/permanent placement of senior living management into long-term care communities. Emile has served as Project Manager for numerous Skilled Nursing Facility and Long-Term Acute Care engagements. He has been a speaker and conducted webinars educating professionals about Housekeeping/Laundry and Dining Regulations.