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Wed, Nov 08

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BP Energy Center

APIC Midnight Sun Chapter TIPS Course & Educational Sessions

APIC Midnight Sun Chapter is hosting this 2-day workshop for infection preventionists that includes a Training Infection Prevention through Simulation (TIPS) and sessions on survey preparedness, citations, and a MDRO tabletop exercise.

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Time & Location

Nov 08, 2023, 8:30 AM – Nov 09, 2023, 3:00 PM

BP Energy Center, 1014 Energy Ct, Anchorage, AK 99508

About the Event

Please note: the workshop is fully enrolled and registration is closed at this time. If you have questions about the workshop, please contact Debbie Lowenthal at dlowenthal@alaskahha.org.

APIC Midnight Sun Chapter is hosting this 2-day workshop for infection preventionists in Anchorage. There is no registration fee and AHHA can cover the full travel costs for one participant per member facility. There will be a light reception from 5-6 pm at the BP Center on November 8 for all those attending either day of the workshop. State of Alaska is working to provide continuing education credits for both days.

Wednesday, November 8 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

TIPS Training

The Training Infection Prevention through Simulation (TIPS) is a pilot course that will be presented by the TIPS team from the University of Washington. This one day, train-the-trainer course will focus on an experiential learning approach to IPC training and will cover facilitation, implementation, and assessment. The goal of this pilot is to gather subject matter experts to participate in a trial run of the course and provide the UW team with feedback on content, structure, and activities in order to help them shape their program development.

The course will be followed by a reception from 5:00-6:00 pm.

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact dlowenthal@alaskahha.org. 

Thursday, November 9 | 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

APIC Midnight Sun Chapter Education Sessions 

This full day of sessions led by the APIC Midnight Sun Chapter will focus on survey preparedness, dealing with citations, and tentatively a MDRO tabletop exercise.

Travel and Lodging

AHHA will cover the travel and lodging costs for one participant per facility – if  others attend, travel costs will be at the facility’s own expense. There is no maximum number from each facility, and all are welcome to attend. If  planning to request reimbursement from AHHA for your facility’s participant, you must complete the Travel Authorization Request form as well as review the Travel Authorization Rules found on our member forms page online. All attendees need to make their own travel arrangements and AHHA will reimburse those attendees that have their travel pre-approved.

AHHA has a block of hotel rooms reserved for those attending from out of town at the Residence Inn  Anchorage Midtown. The last day to reserve in the block is October 13. 

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