Hand Hygiene and Infection Control

$10.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Beginning

Approved by Oregon DHS for AMH, APD and DD

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CE Course Description

Adequate hand hygiene is essential to the safe and effective administration of health care. Thus, health care professionals should be very familiar with adequate hand hygiene. This course will review recommended hand hygiene procedures and indications, while providing health care professionals with the insight necessary to maintain the integrity of infection control when administering health care to patients in need. 

Author: Marc R. Macera, PharmD

References / Contributions by:

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov
  2. WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care: a Summary www.who.int
  3. U.S. Food and Drug Administration www.fda.gov

CE Course Objectives

  1. Review recommended hand hygiene procedures and indications.
  2. Examine the infectious agents that may be transmitted to patients on the hands of health care professionals.
  3. Identify methods to maintain the integrity of infection control while administering health care to patients in need.   

CE Outline with Main Points

  1. Introduction
  2. Section 1: Hand Hygiene 
  3. Section 1: Summary 
  4. Section 1: Key Concepts
  5. Section 1: Key Terms 
  6. Section 1: Personal Reflection Question
  7. Section 2: Infection Control 
  8. Section 2: Summary 
  9. Section 2: Key Concepts
  10. Section 2: Key Terms
  11. Section 2: Personal Reflection Question
  12. Conclusion
  13. Course Review
  14. Conclusion
  15. References

ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.


CAADE Approval

This course does not have CAADE approval for CEUs.


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Added On: 01/01/2020

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