Decolonization and HAI Prevention Science and Strategies

  • Author: Marc-Oliver Wright, MT(ASCP), MS, CIC, FAPIC
  • 1 Contact Hour
  • For HAI prevention & nasal decolonization
  • 50:06

About this course

This course qualifies for 1 CE / 1 IPU and corresponds to the following Infection Prevention Unit (IPU) domain(s):

  • Identification of Infectious Disease Processes
  • Preventing/Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents
  • Cleaning, Sterilization, Disinfection, Asepsis

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

  • Describe the common flora of the nares and the various potential infections they may cause
  • Interpret the evidence to date for strategies to reduce the risk of infection in colonized adults
  • List the limitations of screening and treating programs
  • Differentiate the strengths and limitations of different colonization strategies

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