A complete overview of infection control procedures for all healthcare professionals who have regular contact with patients. Discusses the importance of preventing nosocomial infections, explains the chain of infection, and provides means of preventing infection, including regular handwashing, cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization. This program includes OSHA compliance for Universal Precautions, the latest CDC guidelines on Standard Precautions, and Transmission-Based Precautions for airborne, droplet and contact transmission.
Updated to include the CDC's new hand hygiene guideline.
Reviewed for accuracy: 2009