Infection Control
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about infection control practices that they are responsible to follow in the outpatient or inpatient healthcare setting.

Course Publication Date: August 09, 2019

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:IC070219
Contact Hours:5.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Professional Issues

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Learning Objectives
  • List the six common ways in which infectious agents are spread.
  • Discuss the concept of ‘herd immunity’.
  • Describe ‘Standard Precautions’ and safe injection practices.
  • Describe the policies and procedures that are necessary for routine cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces.
  • Discuss the benefit to patients and healthcare workers of following guidelines for infection prevention and control.
  • Discuss hand hygiene in healthcare settings.
  • Describe the five main types of personal protective equipment that are covered in this course.


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