The Basic Science of Viruses (Free)
This course provides you with a refresher on your understanding of virology and how virus infection control practices vary.
This course examines how viruses look and how viruses affect the cells they infect. This includes a review of your foundational knowledge of virology as a nurse. You will learn how to apply this knowledge to infection control practices.
Healthcare workers of all professionals may also benefit from this course.
Why is this course important to you?
Knowing how viruses work will help you to understand the infection control actions that work to keep them from spreading.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Identify the three (3) basic parts of a virus
- Describe how infection control practices may be different for envelope and non-envelope viruses