Infection Prevention Part 2
This course is part two of an infection prevention series. Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are a serious public issue and it is vital for health care workers to understand how to prevent infection. Approximately 1.7 million Americans will have a HAI every year with 100,000 deaths resulting from those infections. 37 states require reporting of HAIs, either publically or to state agencies. Using a blend of experiential exercises, detailed examples, and step-by-step instructions, this course will empower you with in-depth knowledge about infection control and prevention in health care settings. From the basics of how diseases are transmitted to specific guidelines on how to prevent illnesses such as H1N1, Hepatitis B and C, Tuberculosis, and HIV. This course is designed for any health care worker and will provide you with the knowledge you need to be armed against the most powerful and deadliest diseases of your time. The information in this course is appropriate for any health care worker who would like to learn more about how to prevent the spread of diseases, so even if you are familiar with good hygiene, by the end of this course, you will gain a whole new understanding of how to effectively prevent and treat diseases in health care settings.