Course Objective:

Infection control program has the main purpose of preventing and stopping the transmission of infections. Specific precautions are needed to prevent infection transmission depending on the microorganism.

Course Highlights:

  • Hand Hygiene. General Concepts.
  • Hand Hygiene Procedure.
  • Personal Protective Equipment: General Concepts.
  • PPE: Elements
  • PPE: Gloves
  • Cleaning and disinfecting the environment
  • Safe reprocessing of the reusable medical devices and equipment
  • Sterilization
  • Waste Management
  • Prevention of accidental exposure to body fluids
  • Respiratory hygiene
  • Injection Safety

Who Should attend:

  • This course is for healthcare professionals.

Course Outcome?

  • Define terms related to Infection Control and Prevention
  • Differentiate Standard vs. Transmission-Based Precautions including Contact, Droplet and Airborne
  • Demonstrate proper technique of Hand washing and Hand rub
  • Describe the use Personal Protective Equipment
  • Discuss Healthcare Associated Infections
  • Identify important Multiple Drug Resistant Organisms
  • Summarize general work and safe injection practices

Course Duration:

5 hours