<strong><em>Simple Infection Prevention Steps for a Safe Summer</em></strong>

Simple Infection Prevention Steps for a Safe Summer

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With summer vacations in full swing, taking precautionary infection prevention measures will prevent derailment of the summer fun. Whether your vacation keeps you close to home or takes you to an international destination, hand hygiene remains the cornerstone of infection prevention. The following additional precautions can keep help keep you happy and healthy this summer! Preventing Foodborne Illnesses: Travelers’ diarrhea, generally contracted from contaminated food or water and transmitted via the fecal oral route, is the most common travel-related illness with estimates ranging from 30-70% of travelers impacted (CDC, 2023). Be sure to discuss travel plans ahead of time with your provider as they may want to provide oral rehydration salts or medications to have on hand in case they are needed. Certain measures can help reduce the risk, however…
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2024 Boot Camp Recorded Sessions

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2024 Boot Camp Virtual Sessions View virtual sessions, read questions asked by the audience and answers from presenters, and view material distributed during the 2024 Infection Prevention Boot Camp virtual day.  Want more from KyIP Training Center? Click the button to learn about upcoming events.  Click here for upcoming events Video Library Session One: Hand Hygiene  Join Centers for Disease Control (CDC) expert, Dr. Janet Glowicz, PhD, MPH, RN, CIC, LTC-CIP for discussion on why hand hygiene is so important, proper techniques, when to perform, and how to care for your hands as a healthcare professional. Dr. Glowicz spends time with attendees to answer questions regarding hand hygiene protocols and addresses new CDC standards. https://youtu.be/TgCtZGwXHSU Session Two: Outbreak Management  Join Dr. Chad Eldridge, DNP, RN, CIC from the Kentucky Department…
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2023 IP Boot Camp – Main Page

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2023 IP Boot Camp Rewind This three-day intensive training program was designed to equip those working in healthcare with the latest strategies and best practices in infection prevention. Over 400 members of the healthcare community joined KyIP Training Center for a transformative, hands-on experience, where experts in the field imparted their knowledge and skills, empowering the audience to safeguard themselves, their patients, and their community effectively.Audience members used this unique opportunity to elevate their skills and were at the forefront of maintaining a safer, healthier world.2023 Infection Prevention Boot Camp was a great success.   Stay tuned for future training opportunities.   View our on-demand education opportunities Learn more about our IP Training Program https://kentuckyiptraining.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/copy_6E7F6739-6747-4BDC-AC06-48F3A3E8EF2E.mov IP Boot Camp 2023 Three Day Experience  Join KyIP Training Center for our last day of IP…
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Boot Camp Registration

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Register for IP Boot Camp Registration closes [DATE HERE]SESSION DATE: Location, timeSESSION DATE: Location, timeSESSION DATE: Location, timeHave you already submitted your registration and haven't received confirmation? Please check your spam or quarantine box for an email from no_reply@zoom.com. If you still do not have the virtual event link, please contact Chelsea Song by clicking here. She will provide your specific link to the virtual event. [wpforms id="5467" title="false" description="false"]Didn't receive a confirmation email?Confirmation emails can take up to 48 hours to send. Ensure kyiptraining.org has been whitelisted to never miss out on communication from KyIP Training Center. Please click here to send us an email if you have any trouble. 
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2024 IP Boot Camp Speakers

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2024 Infection Prevention Boot Camp Speaker Lineup KyIP Training Center is excited to bring back an immersive learning experience featuring a stellar roster of speakers renowned in infection prevention and control. Experts hailing from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Kentucky Department for Public Health,  and Norton Healthcare will converge with KyIP Training Center faculty both on-site and for the virtual day. Explore detailed biographies of our esteemed presenters below and embark on this enriching educational journey with us.  Dr. Julia Frith, DNP, RN, CIC Dr. Julia Frith is Manager of Program Development and Research at Norton Healthcare and is lead for the Kentucky Infection Prevention Training Center. Dr. Frith has over 15 years of experience in infection prevention. During this time, she has worked to implement evidence based practices…
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2024 IP Boot Camp – Main Page

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2024 IP Boot Camp Rewind Boot Camp is Back! We are thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of our Infection Prevention Boot Camp, featuring an enhanced program with new presentations, new interactive simulations and tabletop exercises, and new presenters from the CDC, KDPH, and KyIP Training Center.This year, we've crafted a dynamic learning experience that combines the convenience of virtual didactic sessions with the hands-on practicality of in-person simulation training, all tailored to meet the unique needs of healthcare professionals in each region of Kentucky. Boot Camp is hosted virtually May 1st, 2024 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm EST. In-person in Eastern Kentucky on May 9th, 2024 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm and Western Kentucky from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. Scroll on to read the agenda and meet…
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2023 IP Boot Camp Agenda

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2023 IP Boot Camp Agenda 16 October 2023 In-Person Only17 October 2023 In-Person Only2 November 2023 Virtual OnlyRegistration for the 2023 IP Boot Camp has closed.  2023 IP Boot Camp is offered at no cost to participants. Lunch will be provided to participants at no cost. No fee for parking either! Join us for the in-person sessions at the Louisville - Marriott East. Click here to read bios from the IP Boot Camp speaker lineup 16 October 2023 Registration Opens 8:00 am Stop by the registration table to ensure you have collected your badge and simulation ID number.  8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome Join Dr. Julia Frith, DNP, RN, CIC as she welcomes participants to the 2023 IP Boot Camp day one session.  8:45 am - 9:30 am Understanding Infectious…
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