Infection Control for Healthcare Workers

Infection Control for Healthcare Workers

Volume discounts apply above 25 learners.  Contact Evolve sales for a price quote and to schedule your free course evaluation!


Course Delivery: On Demand

Duration: 30 Minutes

Language: English

Infection Control Training for Healthcare Workers

Healthcare-associated infections, or HAIs, are infections that people acquire while they are receiving treatment for another condition in a healthcare setting. HAIs can be acquired anywhere healthcare is delivered, including inpatient acute care hospitals, outpatient settings such as ambulatory surgical centers and end-stage renal disease facilities, and long-term care facilities such as nursing homes and rehabilitation centers. HAIs may be caused by any infectious agent, including bacteria, fungi, and viruses, as well as other less common types of pathogens.

These infections are associated with a variety of risk factors, including:

  • Use of indwelling medical devices such as bloodstream, endotracheal, and urinary catheters
  • Surgical procedures
  • Injections
  • Contamination of the healthcare environment
  • Transmission of communicable diseases between patients and healthcare workers
  • Overuse or improper use of antibiotics

This infection control training course provides the information healthcare workers can use to prevent or reduce the spread of infection and the resulting illnesses and deaths.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Explain what a Healthcare-associated Infection is.
  • Understand the importance of infection control.
  • Identify the six links in the chain of infection.
  • Differentiate between the most common infections agents.
  • Explain the importance of proper hand hygiene.
  • Effectively and correctly use standard precautions.

Course Lessons

  1. Introduction and Objectives
  2. Healthcare-associated Infections (HAIs)
  3. Chain of Infection
  4. Infectious Agents
  5. Modes of Transmission
  6. Infection control

Volume Discounts & Course Delivery Options

Volume discounts apply for all Evolve e-Learning safety and compliance courses above 25 learners.  Online shoppers can select a healthcare compliance course bundle for even greater savings!

Larger organizations can contact us today to discuss your training needs and for a free course evaluation!  We can design the course bundle that meets your specific training requirements and budgetary needs.

You can deliver our courses on your current LMS or Evolve’s hosted LMS for fast implementation.

Why choose Evolve e-Learning Solutions?

  • Volume discounts apply above 25 learners
  • Deliver the courses on your LMS or Evolve's LMS
  • Create your own custom course bundles for additional savings
  • Fast automated setup with ecommerce purchase
  • Take the training on PC's or mobile devices
  • Online customer support

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