Resource Audience Type: Clinicians

Infection Prevention and Control in Long-Term Care

This page includes tools and resources to equip those working and volunteering in long-term care (LTC) with the skills and knowledge they need to protect themselves, their colleagues, residents, family members, and community members.

The Ontario CLRI at the RIA has developed infection and prevention control (IPAC) eLearning courses for team members and essential care partners. These courses combine education on IPAC core concepts with application to LTC-specific situations and tasks.

If you have a resource to suggest for this page, please contact us at info@clri-ltc.ca.

Clinical Nursing Leadership eLearning

Nurses are often required to manage conflict and communicate in a variety of contexts with coworkers, residents and their friends and families. This course will enhance the clinical leadership skills of nurses working in long-term care. The modules include realistic scenarios and scenario-based practice to help nurses navigate conflict, communicate with confidence, and learn how to thrive as clinical leaders.

Overview

Three self-paced, online modules around 20 minutes in length each.

  1. Communicating Effectively
  2. Handling Conflict with Care
  3. Being a Leader

An Ontario CLRI certificate will be provided for each module that can be put towards continuing education/professional development requirements.

ALPHA: Innovative App for Accelerated Learning in Health Care

The Accelerator for Learning Interprofessionally in Healthcare App (ALPHA) is a simulation, coaching and community platform that provides a virtual space with simulated cases and a serious educational game for teams and individuals in any branch of health care to practice caring for virtual patients or residents.