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?

Hereโ€™s your chance to nominate them as a Project Firstline Hero!ย 
As healthcare professionals, we prioritize patient safety above all else. Raising awareness and educating others about the prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) and keep our patients safe and healthy are more important than ever. ๐Ÿงค

Read more about Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), how to prevent them and how to keep our patients safe and healthy in our latest blog! Link in bio!
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During National Nursing Assistant Week (June 13-19, 2024) Project Firstline Mississippi recognizes the tireless dedication of nursing assistants who provide exceptional care to patients and residents. We thank you! #NursingAssistantWeek #NursingAssistantsRock #NNAW

Find training and educational materials here ๐Ÿ‘‰
https://www.cdc.gov/project-firstline/hcp/training/index.html
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๐ŸŒŸ Congratulations to Hayley Miller, ICU RN-BSN, Staff Nurse at @baptistnorthmississippi  for being recognized as a Project Firstline MS Hero! ๐ŸŽ‰ 

Her nominator kindly said: 

"She works in the ICU caring for her patients and their families. She advocates for the patients to ensure they receive the best care possible. She worked through the pandemic, even sacrificing time with her family to help take care of others. She is also a mom who strives to teach her child about the importance of proper hygiene and cleaning up the world around us."

Do you know someone like Hayley? Nominate YOUR Project Firstline HERO today! Comment on our nomination posts or at https://projectfirstlinems.org/pfl-hero-nomination/  #PFLHERO #ProjectFirstlineMSHERO #TeamInfectionPrevention
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Explore the wealth of educational resources on infection prevention and control offered by Project Firstline Mississippi. Find printable materials tailored for your workspace on our website. Take advantage of our downloadable print resources today! Link in bio!
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๐Ÿคฉ Help us welcome Dee Evans-Armond, MSN, RN at University of Mississippi Medical Center as our next Project Firstline MS Hero! ๐ŸŽ‰

Her nominator proudly mentioned,

โ€œDee has been a nurse for over ten years. She's an outstanding nurse in the hospital, but sheโ€™s a hero in the community. Any accident she sees, she stops. Any injury she sees, she stops and aids. She literally has helped in so many auto accidents and Injuries out in the community itโ€™s unreal! Sheโ€™s a hero. This is why I nominate her.โ€

Do you know someone like Dee? Nominate YOUR Project Firstline HERO today! Comment on our nomination posts or follow link in bio! #PFLHERO #ProjectFirstlineMSHERO #TeamInfectionPrevention
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When germs like bacteria and fungi develop the ability to defeat the drugs designed to kill them, antimicrobial resistance happens. Learn more about the role you can take to prevent antimicrobial resistance. | Link in bio!
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Explore essential tips on infection control and prevention for rashes, specifically designed for healthcare workers! Click the link in bio to learn more.
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๐ŸŒŸ Recognizing our next exceptional Project Firstline MS Hero, Tabathia Shackleford, RN at North Mississippi Medical Center! ๐ŸŽ‰ 

Agaโ€™s nominator had this to say: 

"Tabathia has been a leader for our unit. She excels in focusing on patient safety. She was able to remove two catheters and a central line in one day! Tabathia is a great champion for infection prevention on our unit."

Do you know someone like Tabathia? Nominate YOUR Project Firstline HERO today! Comment on our nomination posts or at https://projectfirstlinems.org/pfl-hero-nomination/  #PFLHERO #ProjectFirstlineMSHERO #TeamInfectionPrevention
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How do you know that your N-95 respirator is fitted appropriately? Here is some information on the appropriate actions to take to make sure your N-95 respirator is properly fitted. Link in bio!
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๐ŸŒŸ Congratulations to Brooke Papania, ASCP, Microbiology Supervisor at Memorial Health Systems for being recognized as a Project Firstline MS Hero! ๐ŸŽ‰ 

Her nominator proudly said: 

"I would like to nominate Brooke Papania, who leads our Microbiology Team. We could not treat patients effectively and stop the spread of infections without our Microbiology Lab Team. Brooke has served on our organization's Blood Culture contamination team, and helped reduce our rate from 5% to 2%. She serves on many committees providing her expertise and helping develop many initiatives to reduce HAIs."

Do you know someone like Brooke? Nominate YOUR Project Firstline HERO today! Comment on our nomination posts or find link in our bio!  #PFLHERO #ProjectFirstlineMSHERO #TeamInfectionPrevention
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On #IDPharmacistsDay, Project Firstline Mississippi would like to recognize the importance of ID pharmacists and the contributions they make to patient care. #JoinTheAMSFight
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Do you know a healthcare worker in your community who inspires you to keep others safe from infection?

Hereโ€™s your chance to nominate them as a Project Firstline Hero!ย