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Infection Prevention and Control - 1 Hour

Earns 1 Training Hour.

This course will cover the basic information for caregivers on the techniques and process the process of prevention and control of infections. The content of this course was developed to assist caregivers in understanding their roles in preventing and managing the spread of communicable diseases among the patients they care for. The course will also explore safety measures and techniques to help create a safe working environment for both the caregivers and the patients. Students will receive thorough instruction on HIPAA and privacy laws and the role of caregivers in maintaining them.

What you'll learn...

Descriptions of Infectious Diseases and the Mechanisms of Disease Transmission
Basic Infection Prevention Principles for Caregivers
Proper Infection Control Techniques to Prevent Exposure and Stop the Spread of Pathogens

HIPAA and Privacy Laws and the Role of Caregivers in Maintaining Them
Patients and Caretakers’ Rights in a Home Care Setting and How to Protect Those Rights

5 lessons

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