Infection Control in Long Term Care Series: An Introduction

Overview:

Faced with dangerous bloodborne pathogens like HIV and hepatitis B and C, and a rise in the number of multidrug-resistant organisms, preventing the spread of infections has never been more important for healthcare professionals working in long term care.

This program - the first in a five-part series on infection control - provides healthcare professionals working in long term care with background information on the development of infection control techniques, and reviews the fundamentals of pathogen transmission, which serves as the basis for strategies to interrupt that transmission.

Objectives:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe events the led to the development of improved infection control practices
  • Name two measures developed by OSHA and the Joint Commission to improve infection control practices
  • Identify the CDC network used for reporting healthcare-acquired infections
  • Identify and describe each link in the Chain of Infection
Sale Price: $142.00 USD
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Product ID: MED063
Media: DVD
Year: 2014
Duration: 14:50 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Infection Control, Long Term Care,
 
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