CNA: Infection Control Measures
The goal of this course is to help Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) understand how to prevent infections, Standard Precautions, signs and symptoms of an infection, and other issues regarding infection control.

Course Publication Date: October 11, 2023

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

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss acute and/or chronic illnesses.

  • List four signs and symptoms of an infection.

  • Describe ‘Standard Precautions.’

  • Name the four ways that infections are transmitted.

  • Describe hand hygiene.

  • Discuss personal protective equipment.

  • Discuss aseptic technique.

  • Describe guidelines for infection control.

  • Learn four types of precautions to prevent infections.

  • Discuss how to manage an accident.

  • Name the three kinds of waste that are generated at a health care facility.

  • Describe the CNAs responsibility to follow infection control practices.

  • Discuss how pathogenic organisms are spread in hospitals.


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