This course is designed for nurse’s aides in all healthcare settings since it 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, 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
Chapter 2: Hand Hygiene
Chapter 3: Responsible Patient Care
Chapter 4: Resources
Provider approved by the California Department of Public Health, Nurse Aide Certification (NAC) #: 7046. This document must be retained by the certified nurse assistant for a period of four years after the course completion. Provider approved by the Florida Board of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants, CE Broker Provider #: 50-13256.