Infection Control for Allied Health Professionals: Home Study Course
What You Need to Know: Coronavirus COVID-19
A pandemic of a novel coronavirus known as COVID19 has enveloped the globe in 2020. Health care practitioners around the world encounter people potentially presenting a highly contagious infectious agent for which medicine has no cure and no definitive intervention to manage. What can clinicians do to mitigate the spread of the pathogen, to protect themselves and their patients, and to help those affected by it? Explore the latest CDC guidelines for prevention of coronavirus COVID19 in this brief overview of infection control.
This 2 hour presentation highlights the guidelines and recommendations elucidated by the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) in March, 2020. Clinicians must access the latest CDC guidelines online for updated information, that may change quickly.
Hour 1 Impact and nature of coronavirus, identification, progression, complications and prevention of disease transmission
Hour 2- Standard and Droplet Precautions, hygiene, equipment maintenance, visiting provider “Bag Technique”, interim guidance for health care personnel, clinical pearls, case studies and updates. Complete course quiz and evaluation form. Review CDC updates on www.cdc.gov and https://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/,
Get access quickly when you order today online. This brand new course will be posted online soon. Until we upload it, you can receive the course material via email with the Powerpoint slides, audio, quiz and course evaluation. Simply review the materials, complete the quiz and evaluation, and return to us for grading to firstname.lastname@example.org. Achieve a grade of 70 or better to receive your course certificate for 2 credit hours approved by the NCBTMB, Inc. and the NY State Boards of Physical Therapy and Massage. Call 877-281-3382 with questions, or to order over the phone. Only $49.00.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:
- Describe the known characteristics of the Coronavirus known as COVID-19
- Identify people who may be persons under investigation for the coronavirus COVID19
- Employ appropriate infection prevention and control measures
- Evaluate risks for exposures to pathogens
- Maximize the use of personal protective equipment PPE such as masks, gloves
- Manage patient care during the pandemic using appropriate hygienic interventions
- Identify where to access updated information from the CDC on infection control