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NNHQCC and CDI Initiative Webinar: CDI Tracer and Assessment Tool Introduction (Learning Session 3)

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Thursday, April 19, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PT.

Webinar Recording

Webinar Materials

PowerPoint Presentation
CDI Tracer and Assessment Tool
Hand Hygiene Performance Improvement Tool
Hand Hygiene Performance Improvement Tracker Instructions


  • James Barnhart III, BSH, LNHA
    Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) Quality Improvement Project Lead
  • Eli DeLille RN, BSN, CIC
    HSAG Quality Improvement Specialist, Infection Preventionist
  • Deborah Shaeffer, LPN
    HSAG Quality Improvement Specialist


This educational webinar will introduce the NNHQCC and CDI Initiative participants to the CDI Tracer and Assessment Tool.  This tool has been used in the acute care setting for years and has been revised for use by long-term care facilities (LTCFs).  HSAG will discuss what the CDI Tracer is, and how it can be used in your facility to improve your infection control program.  HSAG will also demonstrate how this tool ties into your existing Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI) program.


After attending this webinar, you should be able to:

  • Interpret HSAG’s new CDI Tracer and Assessment Tool for LTCFs.
  • Recognize gaps in your LTCF’s policies and procedures.
  • Utilize the CDI Tracer and Assessment Tool in your existing QAPI program.

Continuing Education
Health Services Advisory Group, Inc., is the CE provider for this event. Provider pending approval by the Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16578, for 1 contact hour. There is no charge for attendance of this event.