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The Basics

Introduction to Infection Control and Virus Basics
This educational activity is made up of four (4) episodes designed to prepare frontline healthcare personnel and the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities from infectious disease threats. This series of trainings is intended to present not just the recommended infection control practices, but the science and reasoning behind them.
Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Basics
This educational activity is made up of three (3) episodes (created July 2021) designed to prepare frontline healthcare personnel and the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities from infectious disease threats, focusing on environmental cleaning and disinfection. This series of trainings is intended to present not just the recommended infection control practices, but the science and reasoning behind them.
Ventilation, Source Control, and Hand Hygiene
This educational activity is made up of four (4) episodes (created August 2021) designed to prepare frontline healthcare personnel and the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities from infectious disease threats, focusing on ventilation, source control, and hand hygiene.
How COVID-19 Spreads
This educational activity is made up of five (5) episodes (created August 2021) designed to prepare frontline healthcare personnel and the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities from infectious disease threats, focusing on how COVID-19 spreads.
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What is Hand Hygiene?
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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The Basic Science of Viruses
This course provides you with a refresher on your understanding of virology and how virus infection control practices vary.
The Concept of Infection Control
This module examines the fundamental ideas behind infection control and the goal of infection control actions, which are designed to keep you and everyone from getting sick.
Environmental Infection Control: A Focus on High-Touch Cleaning and Disinfection in the Health Care Setting
How Do Viruses Cause Infection

PPE

PPE Basics
This educational activity is made up of four (4) episodes (created June 2021) designed to prepare frontline healthcare personnel and the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities from infectious disease threats, focusing on important personal protective equipment (PPE), including eye protection, gloves, and gowns. This series of trainings is intended to present not just the recommended infection control practices, but the science and reasoning behind them.
Respirator Basics
This educational activity is made up of three (3) episodes (created June 2021) designed to prepare frontline healthcare personnel and the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities from infectious disease threats, focusing on important personal protective equipment (PPE): respirators. This series of trainings is intended to present not just the recommended infection control practices, but the science and reasoning behind them.

Vaccination Safety

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Injection Safety: A Focus on Infection Prevention
Nurses and their healthcare colleagues administer injections on a regular basis. This module informs and refreshes your knowledge on precautions and best practices to prevent infection before, during, and after injections.
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Multi-Dose Vial Infection Prevention Practices
Multi-dose vials efficiently deliver important medications and vaccines to clinics, hospitals, and other healthcare settings in large volumes. As a nurse, you need to understand how to mitigate the risks associated with this packaging to prevent infections.
Injection Safety
This educational activity is made up of two (2) episodes designed to prepare frontline healthcare personnel and the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities from infectious disease threats, focusing on important injection safety actions to take when using multi-dose vials. This series of trainings is intended to present not just the recommended infection control practices, but the science and reasoning behind them.

Long-Term Care

Nursing Home Infection Preventionist Training Course
This course will provide infection prevention and control (IPC) training for individuals responsible for IPC programs in nursing homes so they can effectively implement their programs and ensure adherence to recommended practices by front-line staff. The course will include information about the core activities of an effective IPC program, with a detailed explanation of recommended IPC practices to prevent pathogen transmission and reduce healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance in nursing homes. Additionally, this course will provide helpful implementation resources (e.g., training tools, checklists, signs, and policy and procedure templates).

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