Infection Prevention: Why We Do What We Do

  • Author: Caitlin Stowe, MPH, CPH, CIC, CPHQ
  • 1 Contact Hour
  • 46:17

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
  • Surveillance and Epidemiologic Investigation
  • Preventing/Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents
  • Environment of Care
  • Cleaning, Sterilization, Disinfection, Asepsis

This program reviews some history behind infection prevention practices, outlines current recommendations as well as practices that can be implemented to facilitate change.

At this end of this program, the learner will be able to:
1.  Identify the history behind some current IP practices
2. Outline current evidence based recommendations
3. Implement practices changes in your facility with the resources provided

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