I-PAC: Infection Prevention and Control for LTC

Building on the success of the Project Firstline infection prevention initiative, NJHA and its Health Research and Educational Trust has developed “I-PAC: Infection Prevention and Control for LTC” – a series of free webinars to help all levels of the long term care workforce – from clinicians to support staff – adopt a layered, multi-point approach to infection prevention.

Current I-PAC Offerings

Registration is free for I-PAC programs. Attendees will earn continuing education credits upon successful completion of each session. See the current webinar offerings, and use the link to register.





Registration Links

Thur., April 20 (12 EDT) Focus On: Group A Streptococcus 30 mins
  • Discuss Group A Streptococcus (GAS) infections and potential symptoms
  • Risk factors for LTC residents to develop severe disease due to GAS
  • Review infection prevention practices
Thur., April 27 (12 EDT) Teamwork and Communication in Infection Prevention 30 mins
  • Review organization of infection prevention programs in a healthcare setting
  • Discuss elements of communication
Thur., May 4 (12 EDT) Hand Hygiene: New Guidance You Need to Know 30 mins
  • Review the updated recommendations for hand hygiene in healthcare
  • Discuss best practice strategies for implementing a hand hygiene program
Thur., May 11 (12 EDT) Infection Control Assessment & Response: Meet NJ's ICAR Team 30 mins
  • Discuss opportunities for education, training, and assessment to ensure infection prevention competency
Tues., May 18 (12 EDT) The Latest on Legionella 30 mins
  • Review the impact of Legionella infections in long term care
  • Discuss Legionella risks, reservoirs, and prevention methods
Thur., June 1 (12 EST) Recognizing Risk Part 1: Spotting Infectious Disease Threats 30 mins
  • Discuss LTC residents and their risks for developing infections
  • Review different factors within healthcare that could lead to an increased risk of infections
Thur., June 8 (12 EST) Recognizing Risk Part 2: Understand Healthcare Environment Reservoirs 30 mins
  • Define reservoirs within a healthcare setting
  • Review infection prevention methods to reduce risks associated with reservoirs
Thur., June 29 (12 EST) Respiratory Protection Plans for Your Team 30 mins
  • Review OSHA regulatory standard for respiratory protection
  • Discuss strategies for compliance
Download a PDF of the Spring 2023 schedule by clicking here.

I-PAC On Demand

Catch up on previous I-PAC classes by watching content on demand. Continuing education credits available.




Flu Fighters: Gearing Up for Influenza Season in Long Term Care Settings 45 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/47346
Standard & Transmission Based Precautions 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/47615
It’s In Your Hands: Hand Hygiene Refresher 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/47802
Enhanced Barrier Precautions 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/48215
COVID Boosters and Treatments 2.0 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/47944
What You Should Know About Norovirus 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/48818
Stop the Spread: Understanding Virus Transmission 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/48820
Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/49996
What’s New in Testing and Quarantine Guidance 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/48819
Bringing NHSN Reporting to Life, Part 1: C. diff Infections 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/50775
Bringing NHSN Reporting to Life, Part 2: Multi-Drug Resistant Infections 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/50965
Bringing NHSN Reporting to Life, Part 3: Review of Personal Protective Equipment 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/51212
Bringing NHSN Reporting to Life, Part 4: UTIs 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/51354
Protect Yourself: Standard Precautions and Injection Safety 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/51351
Important Concepts in Infection Prevention for LTC 30 mins https://education.njha.com/courses/51356