This Program Simplifies Testing and Documenting Infection Control Competencies for Assisted Living Staff Assisted Living; Programs and Resources Published:December 09, 2020 Dave Kyllo Page ContentAHCA/NCAL has an online program in conjunction with Healthcare Academy® that incorporates a digital competency platform to allow for documentation of live skills demonstration. The digital checklists included in this program have been designed by industry experts using evidence-based practices to help assisted living staff members become competent and confident in their infection control knowledge and skills. AHCA/NCAL’s Infection Control Certificate Program is ideal for all assisted living staff and features five eLearning modules and 5 eCompetenciesTM focused on infection control: eLearningeLearning modules designed to provide staff with basic knowledge in the following:a. Infection Prevention and Control for All Staff b. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) c. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) d. Hand Hygiene e. COVID-19: PPE Guidance for Use CompetenciesComplete evidence-based digital checklists allow evaluators to confirm step-by-step knowledge and skill staff competency for: a. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Applying and Removingb. Handwashingc. Surgical Face Mask: Application and Removald. N95 Respirator Application and User Seal Checke. Cleaning and Disinfecting Environmental SurfacesProviders that participate will have access to a marketing tool kit to support their facilities’ need to publicize their commitment to staff education about infection control. AHCA/NCAL’s Infection Control Certificate Program is designed to consistently train and test competency of staff members, and to electronically document staff performance as their learned skills are being evaluated. Reporting functions make it easy to track skill competency by staff member and share that information with state surveyors. This program can be used on a laptop, I-Pad, and mobile device. The program is available for purchase by facilities (not individuals) at the following cost: • AHCA/NCAL Member Pricing for facilities with 0-200 Staff Members per facility: $1,500.00• AHCA/NCAL Member Pricing for facilities with 201+ Staff Members per facility: $2,000.00• AHCA/NCAL Non-Member Pricing for facilities with 0-200 Staff Members per facility: $2,000.00• AHCA/NCAL Non-Member Pricing for facilities with 201+ Staff Members per facility: $2,500.00Prices include unlimited facility use for one year from date of purchase. Prices may vary for existing Healthcare Academy clients, so members who are clients should check pricing with Healthcare Academy prior to purchase. For more information about go to www.AHCAInfectionControl.com, or call (866) 323 4169, or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the program.