TRAINING IN INFECTION CONTROL AND BARRIER PRECAUTIONS

ELEMENT 1: THE RESPONSIBILITY TO ADHERE TO SCIENTIFICALLY ACCEPTED PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF INFECTION CONTROL AND TO MONITOR THE PERFORMANCE OF PERSONNEL FOR WHOM THE PROFESSIONAL IS RESPONSIBLE

Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to:

ELEMENT 2: MECHANISMS OF TRANSMISSION OF PATHOGENIC ORGANISMS IN THE HEALTH CARE SETTING AND STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTION AND CONTROL

Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to:

ELEMENT 3: ENGINEERING AND WORK PRACTICE CONTROLS WHICH REDUCE THE RISK OF PATIENT AND HEALTH CARE WORKER EXPOSURE TO POTENTIALLY INFECTIOUS MATERIAL IN ALL HEALTH CARE SETTINGS

Upon completion of this section, the learner will be able to:

ELEMENT 4: SELECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT WHICH IS DESIGNED TO PREVENT PATIENT & HEALTH CARE WORKER CONTACT WITH POTENTIALLY INFECTIOUS MATERIAL

Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to:

ELEMENT 5: CREATION AND MAINTENANCE OF A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR PATIENT CARE THROUGH THE APPLICATION OF INFECTION CONTROL PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES FOR CLEANING, DISINFECTION, AND STERILIZATION

Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to:

ELEMENT 6: PREVENTING AND CONTROLLING INFECTIOUS AND COMMUNICABLE DISEASES IN HEALTH CARE WORKERS

Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to:

ELEMENT 7: SEPSIS AWARENESS

Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to: