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Infection Control for Special Pathogen Isolation

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Infection Control for Special Pathogen Isolation

Release Date: 02/21/2019

Expires: 02/20/2021

The estimated time to complete this enduring material is 45 minutes.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
 
This course will provide information on the importance of having robust infection control procedures in place to care for a patient with Ebola or other special pathogen. Some topics that will be discussed include patient placement, patient care, donning and doffing personal protective equipment and how to transfer and dispose of waste from care of the patient.
 
TARGET AUDIENCE
 
This course is intended primarily for healthcare workers and teams in a biocontainment unit or special pathogen isolation area. Additional medical staff and public health professionals may also find the course to be of benefit. Those individuals 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. Identify infection control considerations for special pathogen isolation when developing processes to protect staff and patients.
  2. Recognize how infection spreads in a special pathogen isolation area and how to prevent it. 

REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

In order to receive a certificate of completion, you must complete the following steps:

  1. Review the course introduction information
  2. View the learning module videos
  3. Complete the online evaluation
  4. Submit the Statement of Completion and Questionnaire

FACULTY

The below faculty have nothing to disclose:

  • Kate Boulter MPH, BAN, RN
  • Angela Hewlett MD, MS
  • Kim Hayes MPH, BSN, RN 

PLANNING COMMITTEE

The below planning committee members have nothing to disclose:

  • Benjamin Mattson M.S.Ed
  • Shaylene Michaels MSN, RN

FINANCIAL SUPPORT 

This program is funded by ASPR

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