This July, the Quality Topic of the Month focuses on Infection Control; Still the Most Commonly Cited Tag in Texas


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Resources:  Free Related Online CE Courses

Infection Prevention in Long-Term Care Settings

Infection Prevention and Control (for Administrators)


Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes Webinar

This recently released resource is designed to help nursing homes improve antibiotic prescribing practices and reduce inappropriate use to protect residents from the consequences of antibiotic-resistant infections, such as C. difficile. Access the CDC website and resources at

Tools to get started with focusing on Antibiotic Stewardship

Leaders and their Roles

Staff in-service fact sheet

Not All “infections” Need Antibiotics!


What to ask fact sheet for residents and families

Infection Prevention and YOU: How to be a good visitor at a Nursing Home


Advancing Excellence

 Exploring your goal

Identifying your baseline

Examining your current process

Creating improvement