Back to Basics: Applying Standard Precautions

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Back to Basics: Applying Standard Precautions

According to the CDC, one of the best ways to prevent infection is to interrupt the pathogen during transmission, and the principle way to do this is to practice Standard Precautions. Standard Precautions assumes that all patients in every healthcare setting are potentially colonized or infected with an organism that can be transmitted to others. This important program will help all healthcare workers understand and apply the basic principles of Standard Precautions.

Program Highlights

  • Proper hand hygiene

  • Application of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Respiratory hygiene / Cough etiquette

  • Cleaning, disinfection or sterilization of patient care equipment, instruments and devices

  • Care of the environment

  • Correct handling of textiles and laundry

  • Safe injection practices

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Learning Objective

To help all health care personnel comply with the CDC Guideline on how to properly apply Standard Precautions

Program Includes
  • Bonus Resource CD
  • 10 Question Post Test with Answer Key

Clinical Advisors

Vicki L. Brinsko, RN, BA, BSN, CIC

This program is offered at a discount for members of: