Preventing Health Care-Associated Infections
Preventing Nosocomial Infections discusses the various types and causes of healthcare related infections and provides guidance on what can be done to prevent them.
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
Describe the history of Health Care-Associated infections and the problem they present in present-day medicine
Discuss common pathogens that cause Health Care-Associated infections
Describe general preventive techniques such as proper hand hygiene
Implement precautions against transmission-based infections, including airborne, droplet and contact
Explain how to prevent the spread of resistant pathogen strains
Describe the four most common types of Health Care-Associated infections and understand potential causes and possible prevention strategies.