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Infection Prevention for General Orientation: The Ongoing Challenge

All staff must become aware of the causes of infection, how pathogens are spread, and the consequences of infection to patients, as well as infection prevention strategies. This concise, 17-minute program highlights all the mandatories, and encourages staff to develop habits that keep infection prevention top-of-mind.

Program Highlights

  • Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)

  • Multiple-Drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs)

  • The Chain of Infection (how infections are acquired and pathogens spread)

  • Standard Precautions, as outlined by the CDC including: Hand Hygiene, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection, Cleaning and Disinfection of Patient Care Devices and Equipment, Cough Etiquette/Respiratory Hygiene

  • Bloodborne Pathogens and Safe Injection Practices as required by OSHA

  • Transmission-based Precautions, as outlined by the CDC including: Airborne Precautions and Tuberculosis, Droplet Precautions, Contact Precautions, and the Protective Environment

  • Influenza and Hepatitis B Vaccination

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Learning Objective

To educate all staff on the mandatory infection prevention issues as well as prevention strategies in a clear, easy-to-understand format

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

From The Series
General Orientation

Clinical Advisors

  • Wanda Neal Hooper, BSN, MS, RN, CIC

  • April Tracy, RN, BSN, IP

  • Shea Wilson, RN, CIC

This program is offered at a discount for members of: