Infection Control: Preventing and Controlling Infectious Diseases, including COVID-19

$40.99

Our bestseller 6-hour infection control training CEU course for nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other healthcare professionals. Course includes infection prevention and control practices, coronavirus (COVID-19) considerations, the chain of infection, standard and transmission-based precautions, barriers and use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and strategies for preventing the spread of infectious disease to healthcare workers and patients.

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Course Objectives

  1. Discuss the impact of community-acquired and healthcare-associated infections.
  2. Define key terms related to infection prevention and control.
  3. Describe the chain of infection as it applies to infection prevention and control.
  4. Explain methods to prevent the spread of infection.
  5. Summarize the engineering, work practice, and environmental controls that protect against healthcare-associated infections.
  6. Identify barriers and personal protective equipment for protection from exposure to potentially infectious material.
  7. Discuss efforts designed to minimize the risk of occupational exposures to infectious diseases.
  8. Recognize suspected sepsis and methods to prevent it.

Accreditation/Approval Information

Nursing

Infection prevention and control practices, the chain of infection, methods to prevent the spread of infection, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), strategies to minimize the risk of occupational exposures to infectious diseases.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Occupational Therapy

Infection prevention and control practices, the chain of infection, methods to prevent the spread of infection, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), strategies to minimize the risk of occupational exposures to infectious diseases.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #3313. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Courses offered by AOTA approved providers are accepted by the NBCOT Certification Renewal program.

Physical Therapy

Infection prevention and control practices, the chain of infection, methods to prevent the spread of infection, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), strategies to minimize the risk of occupational exposures to infectious diseases.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is a Continuing Competency Approval Agency recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
  • Approval of physical therapy continuing education credit varies by state. Confirm approval with your state’s licensing agency before you take the course for CE credit. See Physical Therapy CE Approval for more information.

Course Information

Contact Hours: 6.00

Course Availability: Expires 2023-10-01

NEW YORK HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: Take the NY version of this course.

How It Works

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Take the online course at your convenience.

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Fully complete the course to access your certificate.

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