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What is Hand Hygiene? (Free)

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Online Course & CNE Credit Expiration: 03/29/2025
0.7 Contact Hours
Presented by Ana

This module informs and refreshes your knowledge on how the hands can spread germs, hand hygiene techniques, and the importance of proper hand hygiene practices in health care.

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Overview

This module informs and refreshes your knowledge on how the hands can spread germs, hand hygiene techniques, and the importance of proper hand hygiene practices in health care

Why is this course important to you?

In health care, germs can get onto our hands from numerous sources and many diseases and conditions are spread by unclean hands. Proper hand hygiene is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Describe how the hands can spread germs in health care.
  • Identify two (2) purposes for hand hygiene in the health care setting.

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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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