Advancing Infection Prevention in 2019 and Beyond: Breakthrough and Innovative Technologies, Emerging Trends, and Leveraging Clinical Data

  • Author: William Rutala, PhD., MPH, MS, CIC; Ed Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FACP, FSHEA; Joan Hebden, MS, RN, CIC, FAPIC
  • 1 Contact Hour
  • 1:35:33

About this course

At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the importance of continuous room decontamination in prevention of pathogen transmission
  2. Outline newer technologies in surface disinfection
  3. Identify benefits of antiseptic versus antibiotic in nasal decolonization
  4. Describe current studies related to decolonization strategies
  5. State the current professional guidelines for use of CHG to prevent intravascular catheter infections
  6. Verbalize the science behind utilizing CHG for disinfection of needleless connectors

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