Information about Infection Control
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about infection prevention practices in the hospital and other principles of infection control.

Course Publication Date: April 18, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:IC041218
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Professional Issues

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Learning Objectives
  • List four ways infections can be transmitted.
  • Describe effective infection prevention practices in a health care setting.
  • Name three types of patients at risk of infection transmission in the health care setting.
  • Discuss standard precautions and explain the responsibilities of the healthcare worker in infection prevention.
  • State four causes of infections.
  • Identify four signs and symptoms of infection.


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