This online continuing education course is designed for nurses and healthcare workers in all settings.
Handwashing in healthcare is the single most important responsibility in preventing and reducing infections and disease transmission in all areas of patient care. As a healthcare worker or professional you have heard about handwashing over and over in every orientation and in-service related to infection control, yet infection rates of MRSA, C-Diff, and other highly contagious infections continue to rise at an alarming rate. This course will introduce a new perspective beyond basic infection control and hand hygiene in healthcare, as a necessary part of patient safety and the healthcare provider’s responsibility.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Chapter 1: Basics of Infection Control