Cohorting: Effective Management of Residents and Staff

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
ical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

The third session of the National Nursing Home Training series is being held this Thursday, June 11, 2020 from 4:00 – 5:00 PM ET.  Register here.  Advance Registration Required. (Note: Once you register, you will receive an email with your individual link to join the webcast. The link you receive will only work for one user. Please forward this email to other team members if you would like them to attend so they can register.)  Invitations are distributed weekly for each training in the series.  Sign up here for updates.  

This Week’s Topic:  

Cohorting: Effective Management of Residents and Staff

This session will provide an overview of cohorting guidelines and strategies that can be used as part of a facility’s infection control and prevention program. This training will cover a multi-disciplinary approach to cohorting, including staffing considerations, the role of environmental services, personal protective equipment (PPE) resources and bed management. The training will include cohorting strategies related to COVID-19 and lessons learned from the field.


Open to nursing home leaders, clinical and administrative staff members and others interested in nursing home infection prevention in the era of COVID-19.

Event Description:

The National Nursing Home Training Series is brought to you by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the QIO Program, a national network of Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations (QIN-QIOs) serving every state and territory. Every Thursday through July 2020, we’re bringing you a one-hour live webinar featuring experts on different aspects of infection prevention in the nursing home setting.

Miss a training? View recordings, slides and resources on QIOProgram.OrgIf you missed the June 4th (second) or the May 28th (1st) sessions, you’ll find the recordings and the slides at this website.