Infection Control in Healthcare: Regulatory and Administrative Measures

Program Overview:

Reducing the number of healthcare - associated infections (HAIs) is a complex issue and a number of government agencies and healthcare organizations have developed guidelines and standards to prevent the transmission of dangerous pathogens.

This program - the second in a five-part series oninfection control- provides healthcare professionals with an understanding of administrative and regulatory measures from the CDC, OSHA and the Joint Commission that are designed to protect healthcare workers - and the patients they care for - from dangerous pathogens in the healthcare environment.

Objectives:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Identify four federal agencies that work to prevent transmission of HAI
  • Describe three approaches the Joint Commission uses to promote infection control in healthcare facilities
  • Define a "sentinel event
  • Explain the benefit of reporting infection transmission data to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)
Sale Price: $161.00 USD
Regular: $169.00 USD

Product ID: MED357
Media: DVD
Year: 2013
Duration: 16:19 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Infection Control,
 
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