The Missouri Nursing Home Advisory Council is pleased to provide the third iteration of the “IP Tip Sheets” intended to assist and support the Infection Preventionist (IP) in the long-term care setting. In the first installment of the “IP Tip Sheets” series, the antibiotic stewardship aspects of the Infection Prevention & Control Program (IPCP), with the Infection Preventionist leading the team in a successful IPCP was explored. In the second installment, the focused was on the system of prevention, identification, reporting, investigating, and controlling infections. For this edition, the annual activities and reviews performed by the IP will be highlighted. Please see the MO Nursing Home Advisory Council IP Tip Sheet.
- COMRU Online Application
- CMS Memo: QSO-20-38-NH: Interim Final Rule (IFC), CMS-3401-IFC, Additional Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency related to Long-Term Care (LTC) Facility Testing Requirements (Revised 9-23-22)
- CMS Memo: QSO-20-39-NH: Nursing Home Visitation – COVID-19 (Revised 9-23-22)
- Resolution of Issues: NHSN Person-Level (Event-Level) COVID-19 Vaccination Forms
- NHSN Long-term Care Release September 2022