Bag Technique & Hand Hygiene in Home Care: The Science & Practical Approaches


The most important infection prevention activity that staff can deploy when implementing bag technique is performing hand hygiene. This webinar will discuss best practices when performing bag technique in the home care setting. 

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe guidelines for best practices in home care bag technique
  2. Explain the science behind bag technique and hand hygiene
  3. Describe the steps in the practice of hand hygiene and bag technique


Community Health professionals from CHAP-accredited and non-accredited organizations looking for best practices, tools and resources to achieve better outcomes. 

Continuing Education Information and Disclosures: 

There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control the content of this activity. 

This educational activity will award 1.0 nursing contact hours for successful completion until November 8, 2020.  

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

Completion of both the webinar and evaluation is required to obtain contact hours. If you are viewing in a group format, you still must register independently in order to obtain CE credit. 

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Margaret "Peg" Terry, PhD, RN

Vice President, Quality Assurance & Complaince, CHAP

CHAP’s VP of Quality Assurance and Compliance is Margaret Terry PhD, RN. Peg, as is her preference, brings a breadth of valuable experience. Peg has been the CEO of a private duty company offering homemaker and home health aide services to Area Agencies on Aging and counties in Maryland and Virginia. In her role as VP of Clinical Operations and Compliance Officer at MedStar Visiting Nurse Association in the DC/Maryland area, she also led efforts to integrate home health services with primary care-the first Blue Cross/Blue Shield primary medical home project. That practical experience and vision of new care models supported her two most recent national roles, namely as the Vice President of Quality and Innovation at the Visiting Nurses Association of America (VNAA) leading the development of evidence-based home health guidelines, as well as being the regulatory interface with CMS. Most recently as a Senior Director at the National Quality Forum (NQF), Peg directed and facilitated a critical effort to review measures for long term support services (LTSS) under Medicaid.

Her understanding of regulation and care delivery in the home, her constant dedication to quality, as well as her national experience and vision provide a great combination to lead our Quality team for the benefit of CHAP accredited organizations.


Bag Technique & Hand Hygiene in Home Care: The Science & Practical Approaches
11/08/2018 at 2:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes
11/08/2018 at 2:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes
Course Evaluation 2018
10 Questions
10 Questions CHAP Evaluation
Certificate of Completion
1.00 Nursing Contact Hours credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 Nursing Contact Hours credit  |  Certificate available