New! Comprehensive Infection Control
$9.00 | CEU Hours:3.00 | Beginning
This course qualifies for "Universal Precautions" credit.
CEU Course Description
Healthcare-associated infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality among hospitalized patients worldwide. This CEU course explains how to improve personnel safety in the healthcare environment through appropriate use of personal protective equipment and how to reduce healthcare-associated infections by improving hand hygiene practices.
Author: Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Retrieved from: https://www.cdc.gov/HAI/pdfs/ppe/PPEslides6-29-04.pdf
CEU Course Objectives
1. Discuss which behavior demonstrates competence of hand hygiene.
2. Enumerate the major components to healthcare worker safety programs.
3. Explain when handwashing, in contrast to using alcohol-based rubs, is required.
4. Examine which microorganisms alcohol-based hand rubs rapidly reduce.
5. Identify which type of respirator would be worn by personnel entering the room of a patient with infectious tuberculosis.
6. Provide the correct sequence for donning PPE.
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