Project Firstline Mississippi

Project Firstline Mississippi provides innovative and accessible infection control education for all frontline healthcare workers so they can protect their patients, their coworkers, and themselves from infectious disease threats in healthcare.

Training Courses

Explore a free, comprehensive online course curriculum to expand your knowledge on IPC guidelines, COVID-19 precautions, and best practices.

On-The-Go Resources

Gain practical tips with short, user-friendly resources. Topics include choosing the right PPE and tips to reduce transmission.

Project Firstline News

Keep up with the latest news about our infection control efforts and learn more from our engaging articles.

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Do you know a healthcare worker in your community who inspires you to keep others safe from infection?

Here’s your chance to nominate them as a Project Firstline Hero!Β 
πŸ—£ New CDC data highlight that #AntimicrobialResistance (AR) remains an urgent #PublicHealth threat and reinforces the need for action. Check out the new data and share with others to continue the fight against AR. Link in bio.
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🀩 Help us welcome Kaitlin Jolly, Patient Account Customer Service Representative - at Ochsner Health Center as our next Project Firstline MS Hero! πŸŽ‰

Her nominator proudly mentioned,

"Kaitlin goes above and beyond to ensure every single patient that walks through the doors of that clinic is happy and healthy. She also goes above her job title and duties to assist her coworkers in every way she possibly can.Kaitlin goes above and beyond to ensure every single patient who walks through the doors of that clinic is happy and healthy. She also goes above her job title and duties to assist her coworkers in every way she possibly can."

Do you know someone like Kaitlin? Nominate YOUR Project Firstline HERO today! | Link in bio! #PFLHERO #ProjectFirstlineMSHERO #TeamInfectionPrevention
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As a healthcare worker, what should you do if you see blood? Wear gloves, utilize additional PPE when necessary, wash your hands and be on the lookout for sharps or potentially sharp objects.
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🌟 Congratulations to Heather Stewart, LPN II at Family Medical Center for being recognized as a Project Firstline MS Hero! πŸŽ‰ 

Her nominator kindly said: 

"Heather consistently goes above and beyond for both patients and coworkers. She engages with kids by singing songs or teaching important lessons, ensuring she reaches all learning styles."

Do you know someone like Heather? Nominate YOUR Project Firstline HERO today! | Link in bio! #PFLHERO #ProjectFirstlineMSHERO #TeamInfectionPrevention
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Discover more about Project Firstline Mississippi! We're eager to get to know you better too! Share your profession or field of work in the comments section below! πŸ‘‡
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Happy 4th of July from your Project Firstline Mississippi Team! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ 

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πŸ“£ Calling all Critical Access Hospitals (CAH)! Don't miss this scholarship opportunity valued at over $50,000 focused on building Infection Prevention & Control capacity for under-resourced facilities. 

πŸ“ Applications are open through September 13, 2024 | Link in Bio!
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🀩 Help us welcome Stephanie Hardy, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant at Jackson Oncology Associates as our next Project Firstline MS Hero! πŸŽ‰

Her nominator proudly mentioned,

"I had the pleasure of working very closely with Stephanie at Jackson Liver and GI Associates. Although we were in separate departments, I had the privilege of witnessing the level of care that Stephanie provides to each and every one of her patients. Stephanie is detailed and thorough, and her priority is always patient safety and comfort."

Do you know someone like Stephanie? Nominate YOUR Project Firstline HERO today! Visit link in bio!

#PFLHERO #ProjectFirstlineMSHERO #TeamInfectionPrevention
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Prolonged hospital stays and antibiotic use may increase the risk of C. difficile infections. πŸ₯ Reduce this risk by prescribing antibiotics judiciously and using the right antibiotic for the shortest effective duration. πŸ’Š Link in bio to learn more!
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Measles Webinar: Stories from the Frontlines
 
Join the CDC and the American Medical Association this Thursday, June 27 at 2 p.m. ET for a panel discussion on preventing widespread measles exposure in healthcare settings. 

Expert panelists will share their firsthand experiences and lessons learned in caring for patients with measles, preparing for and implementing infection prevention practices, and how triage personnel can be mindful of measles in emergency departments, outpatient clinics, and urgent care settings. 

Link in bio to register!
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Learn more about reducing the transmission of C. auris at the link in bio!
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Unseen Invaders: Germs are all around us, even on our skin! 🦠🧼 Stay vigilant, wash your hands and practice good hygiene to keep infections at bay. #InfectionPrevention #StayHealthy #FightGerms
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Do you know a healthcare worker in your community who inspires you to keep others safe from infection?

Here’s your chance to nominate them as a Project Firstline Hero!Β