About one in every 25 U.S. hospitalized patients has at least one healthcare-acquired infection. Preventing the development of infections is a critical part of working in healthcare. This course focuses on the principles of preventing infection in healthcare settings. You will learn about handwashing, respiratory hygiene, personal protective equipment, and other methods of preventing and controlling infection.
Understand handwashing principles
Understand respiratory hygiene
Know what personal protective equipment is
Know methods of controlling and preventing infections