Infection Prevention

CHA recognizes and values the work Infection Preventionists (IPs) do every day to create a safer world through infection prevention. Colorado is fortunate to have IPs with backgrounds in nursing, medical technology, public health, medicine and many other professions. Our IPs are leaders in their hospitals, in the state and in the nation.

Recent reports find that approximately 1.7 million healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) occur in the United States each year. It is the dedicated infection prevention professionals who are leading change to reduce these infections.

NHSN Basic Training

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NHSN Basic Training Webinar Recording (Dec. 11, 2018)
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Next NHSN Basic Training Webinar
The next NHSN Basics Training webinar will be held from 9-11 a.m. on Thursday, April 11 MST. This two-hour webinar will cover the basics including: annual survey, reporting plan, summary data, alerts and events including CAUTI and MDRO. Presented by Toni Foos, RN, BSN, CIC, CHA infection prevention manager.

 

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Contact Information:

Toni Foos

Toni Foos

Infection Prevention Manager

720.330.6021