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How Do Viruses Cause Infection (Free)

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Online Course & CNE Credit Expiration: 07/08/2025
.75 Contact Hours
Presented by Ana

Viruses enter the body in a multitude of ways. Then they work hard to cause infections. You need to review the foundational knowledge about these processes so you can improve your infection control practices.

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This course examines how viruses can enter the body and what they do once they enter the body to cause infection. Nurses like you will benefit from this review of foundational virus and infection knowledge. Understanding how viruses work will help you apply appropriate infection control measures.

Why is this course important to you?

Knowing how viruses work will help you to understand the infection control action that work to keep them from spreading.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Describe how viruses use the cells of living things to make more copies of themselves

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Use of these or any other course(s)/material(s) does not imply eligibility for certification or successful performance on any certification exam, nor is it a requirement to qualify for individual certification.

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Accreditation Statements

The American Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17219.


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