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COVID-19: Environmental Cleaning and Infection Prevention is a Course

COVID-19: Environmental Cleaning and Infection Prevention

Started Aug 14, 2020
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NETEC COVID-19 Webinar Series

COVID-19: Environmental Cleaning and Infection Prevention

Release Date: 8/14/2020

Expires: 8/13/2021

CID: 45692

The estimated time to complete this enduring material is 60 minutes.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This enduring material is intended primarily for healthcare workers and teams which may include but are not limited to, medical and nursing staff, administration, education/training leadership, and infection control leadership. Staff specializing in emergency management, communications, specialized clinical areas, laboratory, facilities management and environmental services are also welcome.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this enduring material, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Outline environmental cleaning and disinfectant procedures for frequent high touch areas and devices such as face shields, stethoscopes and other equipment.
  2. Discuss characteristics of COVID-19 including principles of transmission and precautions to take when working with soiled linens, bodily fluid spills, and other potential infectious modes of transmission.

REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION 

In order to receive CME/CNE credit, you must complete these steps prior to the activity expiration date.

  1. View the entire presentation
  2. Complete the post-test with a score of 2 out of 3 or better
  3. Complete the online evaluation
  4. Submit the Completion Attestation

CREDIT

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education and National Emerging Special Pathogen Training and Education Center.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is provided for 1.0 contact hour under ANCC criteria.

This enduring material has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) through the joint providership of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education (UNMC CON CNE) (provider), University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education (UNMC CCE), and National Emerging Special Pathogen Training and Education Center.

DISCLOSURE DECLARATION

As a provider accredited by ACCME, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation must ensure balance, objectivity, independence, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Faculty are encouraged to provide a balanced view of therapeutic options by utilizing either generic names or the trade names of several to ensure impartiality.

All speakers, planning committee members and others in a position to control continuing medical education content participating in a University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education, and American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation activity are required to disclose relationships with commercial interests. A commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. Disclosure of these commitments and/or relationships is included in these course materials so that participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments in interpreting its content and evaluating its recommendations.

This enduring material may include presentations in which faculty may discuss off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments not yet FDA-approved. Participants should note that the use of products outside currently FDA-approved labeling should be considered experimental and are advised to consult current prescribing information for FDA-approved indications.

All materials are included with the permission of the authors. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and are not to be construed as those of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education, or American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The following indicates the disclosure declaration information and the nature of those commercial relationships.

FACULTY AND PLANNING COMMITTEE DISCLOSURES

The following faculty** and planning committee members have no financial relationships to disclose.

  • Sarah Anderson-Fiore, MPH, CHES
  • Sonia Bell, BS
  • Heidi Keeler, PhD, RN
  • Kari Love, MS, RN, CIC, FAPIC**
  • Benjamin Mattson, MS Ed
  • Jason Noble, BA, BFA
  • Renee Paulin, MSN, RN, CWOCN
  • Brenda Ram, CMP, CHCP
  • Michelle Schwedhelm, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
  • Kate Tyner, BSN, RN, CIC**
  • Sharon Vanairsdale, DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC, NP-C, CEN. FAEN, FAAN**
  • Sami Vasistha, MS

The following conference faculty members have disclosed the following relationships:

Teresa Micheels, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC**

Speakers Bureau, faculty, Peer Reviewer: Becton Dickinson and Company

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

This program is funded by ASPR & CDC

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