Linen Management in Long Term Care: Personal Laundry and General Laundry Housekeeping Issues

Linen Management in Long Term Care: Personal Laundry and General Laundry Housekeeping Issues 

Managers in long term care facilities should be familiar with basic laundry operations. This course will assist the long term care manager in overseeing a more productive and effective laundry operation. We will discuss personal laundry, general laundry housekeeping issues, and energy conservation in laundry operations in this course.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-SC-0-LEAD-LMLTC-PLGLHI

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators

1.0 HOURS


Course approved by the Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators.
Provider # 50-290
NHA/RCAL
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Tennessee Department of Health

1.0 HOURS


Learning activity approved by the Tennessee Department of Health, Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation as continuing education for Residential Homes for the Aged and Assisted Care Living Facility administrators. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

California Nursing Home Administrator Program - non-P type

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering is approved by the California Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP) for full credit as a course relating directly to duties, functions, or responsibilities of the nursing home administrator. Provider # CEP 1701; Course Approval # 1701001-7698. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SC-0-LEAD-LMLTC-PLGLHI
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Explain the significance of personal laundry to general laundry operations
Discuss the use of water and energy during laundry operations
Describe the proper personal protection precautions necessary when handling laundry
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using ozone in laundry operations
List some general laundry housekeeping standards

Outline:
Chapter: 1 - Why Do You Need to Know More About Your Laundry Operation? Chapter: 2 - Why is Personal Laundry Important to a Well-Organized and Efficient Laundry Operation? Chapter: 3 - What Do You Need to Know About General Housekeeping Within a Laundry Facility? Chapter: 4 - What Energy and Cost Savings Can You Attain by Operating a Laundry Properly? Exam

Instructor: James J. Thompson, MHA, NHA

Jim has a BS in Civil Engineering, an MS in Management, and a master's degree in Healthcare Administration. He is a licensed nursing home administrator and has worked in the healthcare industry for more than 30 years. He has been published in various professional publications and teaches a course in Facilities Management at Duke University. He is a licensed nursing home administrator and a degreed engineer. Jim graduated from the University of Illinois with a Civil Engineering degree which enabled him to serve in various Facilities Manager positions during his professional career. His expertise includes knowledge and experience in the areas of maintenance, housekeeping, laundry, grounds, security, transportation, and construction management. Before working in healthcare, he was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy.

Disclosure: James J. Thompson, MHA, NHA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Nancy Wicklin, RN, MS
Ms. Wicklin has a BS in Nursing, an MS in Education, and an MS in Health Informatics. She has held positions as Assistant Nurse Manager, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Informatics Consultant, and Webmaster. She has been creating Web-based courseware for healthcare workers for more than 10 years. Disclosure: Nancy Wicklin, RN, MS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Administrators; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
F Tags:
F584, F880
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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