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Infection Control Practices in Healthcare

Infection Control Practices in Healthcare

Infection Control Practices in Healthcare

Damion Keith Jenkins
Damion Keith Jenkins
on behalf of Pedagogy Incorporated

$15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00

$15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00

$ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00
$ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00
Normal Price: $15.00 $15.00

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Launch date: 13 Dec 2017
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Last updated: 06 Sep 2018

Reference: 185599

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MUSENGIMANA Valerie (21 Apr 2018)
this is very important course in order to perfom our activity of care to our patient
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I would like to attend this course

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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This infection control practices in healthcare course will provide participants with a review of basic infection control considerations and guidelines necessary to protect themselves and their patients from infection during all facets of care. This comprehensive review can be utilized for nursing personnel throughout all healthcare settings, as the safety considerations for infection control do not change according to level of acuity. Within this course, the participant will review the basics of infection control practices including the chain of infection and how to prevent the spread of infection, proper hand hygiene practices, how to identify and properly use personal protective equipment, how to safely follow standard precautions, how to safely follow transmission-based precautions, how to safely handle potentially infectious items and materials, what to do if exposure to potentially infectious items or materials occurs, improving communication to promote safety, and how to complete incident reporting in a timely and thorough manner.

Objectives

On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Define the chain of infection, and list ways to prevent the spread of infection.

2. Demonstrate proper hand hygiene practices.

3. Identify and appropriately demonstrate how to use personal protective equipment.

4. Define and discuss how to safely follow standard precautions.

5. Define and discuss how to safely follow transmission-based precautions.

6. Discuss how to safely handle potentially infectious items and materials.

7. Explain what to do if exposure to potentially infectious items or materials occurs.

8. Elaborate on some potential consequences of breaking infection control guidelines.

9. Explain how improving communication can promote safety.

10. Discuss considerations for compassionate care related to infection control practices.

11. Summarize the importance of timely and thorough incident reporting."
Damion Keith Jenkins

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Damion Keith Jenkins
on behalf of Pedagogy Incorporated

Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN is the founder and CEO of a nursing education and consultation company - The Nurse Speak, LLC., where he specializes in the delivery of individualized tutoring, mentoring and consultation services for students, new graduate nurses, and healthcare facilities. Damion is also an adjunct nursing professor, an experienced travel nurse, and an active nurse blogger.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.50 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • Georgia Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Hours

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MUSENGIMANA Valerie (21 Apr 2018)
this is very important course in order to perfom our activity of care to our patient
Hammad Fadlalmola (14 Apr 2018)
I would like to attend this course

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