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Waterborne Pathogen Management - 2019 Maintenance Workshop Recording

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$79 for Member
$109 for Non-member

60 minutes
Date Published

January 24, 2020

Publisher

Health Care Association of Michigan

Subjects

Facility Management, Legionella, Maintenance, Waterborne Pathogens

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Summary

Long-term care facilities, among other healthcare facilities, are increasingly being recognized as sources of patient and staff exposure to legionella through the water distribution system. There are new standards that healthcare organizations must implement to reduce the risk of legionella and make our buildings safe. This session will cover:

  • What is Legionella and how does it cause infection?
  • How legionella is transmitted via water
  • Review of current requirements for a water management program to reduce the risk of Legionella
  • How to make your building Legionella-safe
  • How to document your water management program activities
This webinar is a recording of the live session from the 2019 HCAM/MCAL Maintenance Workshop.

NHA: This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1 total participant hours from NAB/NCERS - approval #20210220-8.00-A61387-DL. Contact KistiBoatright@hcam.org for further information.

AFC & CALD: This continuing education activity is appropriate for adult foster care providers and certified assisted living directors for a recommended maximum of 1 clock hours of professional development.

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Presenters

Dr. Richard Van Enk

Dr. Richard Van Enk graduated from Calvin College in 1977 with a BA in Biology. He earned a MS in Biology from Western... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Waterborne Pathogens - Audio Presentation
Waterborne Pathogens - PowerPoint Presentation
Waterborne Pathogens - Slide Deck Copy
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