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.

 This program has been designated for 1 contact hours of continuing nursing education credits.

Price: $315.00 USD

Product ID: MED022
Media: DVD
Year: 2011
Duration: 31:25 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Infection Control
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