Sep 26, 2023 01:00pm - Sep 26, 2023 02:30pm

Fall is Here: Strategies to Mitigate Respiratory Infections

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Via Zoom

Program Description

Adult residents of long-term care facilities are at particular risk for severe respiratory illnesses caused by RSV, influenza and SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. The residents of long-term care facilities are the ones most at risk for severe disease from these respiratory infections and the ones that will be the most affected by new vaccine availability. This webinar will inform nursing facilities of all changes to vaccine and treatments for the Fall. As part of this webinar, infection control measures to mitigate the transmission of these viruses within long-term care facilities will also be reviewed.


1.Understand the newest and most up to date vaccines for RSV, influenza and COVID-19

2.Identify infection control measures to mitigate the transmission of RSV, influenza and COVID-19

Program Presenters

Capsid Consulting's mission is to enhance the Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship Programs in long term care facilities around the United States. Capsid Consulting has a proven track record of improving patient outcomes, reducing cost, and enhancing performance on surveys.  

Dost Sarpel, MD, Chief Operating Officer and Medical Director, Capsid Consulting. Dr. Sarpel is an Infectious Disease consultant with Milford Regional Physicians Group and sees patients at Milford Regional Medical Center.

Maryanne Caruso, RN, CPHQ, CIC, Director of Infection Prevention and Clinical Education, Capsid Consulting. Maryanne is board certified in health care quality management and infection prevention & control.

Fees: (Must be paid in full prior to attending seminar)
Mass Senior Care Members        $100.00
Non-Members                               $200.00

CEUs – 1.5
1.5 CEUs will be awarded for nurses and nursing home administrators. The Massachusetts Senior Care Association has qualified for “deemed status #NH-09015-007” from the Board of Registration of Nursing Home Administrators. This program also meets continuing education requirements for Nurses in Massachusetts.  All paid registrants will receive a certificate of attendance.

Cancellation Policy:
Mass Senior Care must be notified in writing no later than 48 hours prior to the start of the seminar for a credit of equal amount to be issued to your Mass Senior Care account. No refunds will be given. “No Show” attendees will be billed at the full registration fee. Cancellations should be emailed to

Please note: Virtual Link will be sent upon receipt of payment. If the corporate office is processing your registration, please call the Mass Senior Care office at (617) 558-0202 to confirm payment and registration.

2023 Educational Partner