Long-Term Care Outbreaks

  • Author: Steven J. Schweon RN, MPH, MSN, CIC, CPHQ, FSHEA, FAPIC
  • For COVID-19, Infection Control & SARS-CoV-2
  • 42:52

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
  • Management and Communication

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

  • Identify one evidence-based best practice to prevent an outbreak.
  • Describe one intervention to abate an outbreak.
  • Discuss the importance of proactively being engaged with your infection prevention program.
  • Recognize the atypical infection presentation that may arise in the elderly resident.

NOTE: You must complete the entire course before proceeding to the evaluation.

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