Foundations of Infection Control: Meeting New York State Requirements
The purpose of this course is to present all basic concepts of Infection Prevention and Control. The information covered is designed to include all seven elements required to meet New York State requirements on Infection Control Training.

The target audience for this course is:
  • Registered Professional Nurses
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Dentists
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Podiatrists
  • Optometrists
After completing this course, the learner should be able to identify and reduce the risks of acquiring and transmitting healthcare associated infections among patients, employees, physicians and others within the healthcare setting. This includes recognizing the benefits of adhering to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control as well as recognizing the responsibility of adhering to these practices. The consequences of failing to comply with these practices will also be discussed.

Course Publication Date: September 15, 2019

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

Author:Gloria Cohen RN.C,BS
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • List 3 components of the infection control program
  • Compare different environmental control measures
  • Identify the goal of the infection control program
  • List strategies for preventing transmission of pathogenic organisms
  • Explain the protocol for hand washing vs. alcohol based hand sanitizers


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