Events

Page last updated 5/23/2024.

SNF Collaborative Agenda

Vaccine Hours with the Experts

The California Association of Long Term Care Medicine (CALTCM) together with Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG), the Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for California and Arizona, invites nursing home medical directors, administrators, directors of nursing, infection preventionists, and vaccine ambassadors to join these Vaccine Office Hours With the Experts meeting series. 

National Health Care Safety Network (NHCS) Vaccination Team Office Hours

CMS-certified skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are required to report annual healthcare personnel (HCP) influenza vaccination data through NHSN. These data are submitted through the NHSN Healthcare Personnel Safety (HPS) Component. The deadline to report these data for the 2023-2024 influenza season is May 15, 2024.

The NHSN Vaccination Team is providing upcoming office hours sessions on April 25 to review how facilities can report annual HCP influenza vaccination data ahead of the May 15 deadline. These will be replays and slide decks available. Please see the link in the chat for more information.

13th Annual Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Disease Meeting

Registered nurses are eligible to receive 5 continuing education contact hours. Veterinarians are eligible to receive 3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Registered environmental health specialists are eligible to receive 4.5 CEUs. Vector control technicians are approved for 0.5 Category A, 0.5 B, 1.25 C, and 0.25 D CEUs. Coffee/tea will be provided upon arrival, and a boxed lunch will be provided during the break, with vegan/vegetarian options available. For more information, view the 13th Annual Vector-Borne and Zoontic Disease Meeting Agenda.

Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Calendar of Events

For more information, contact the San Diego HAI program through our contact form, via e-mail at phs.hai.hhsa@sdcounty.ca.gov, or call the Epidemiology Unit at (619) 692-8499.