Certified Nursing Assistant: Infection Control: Standards for Nursing Practice

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About the Course

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will master the following objectives:
  • Define terminology related to infection prevention and control.
  • Discuss the process of infectious disease, including the source of infectious agents, modes of transmission, host susceptibility, and stages of infection.
  • Discuss common healthcare-associated infections, including risk factors for development of these infections, and organisms causing these infections.
  • Discuss the term multiple drug-resistant organism, including the effect of these infectious agents on infection prevention and control.
  • Outline types of bloodborne pathogens and how they spread in healthcare settings.
  • Discuss the role of national agencies in maintaining public health and security.
  • Describe how infection control prevention concepts are applied in professional practice.
  • Discuss immunization programs in place in the United States and the role these programs play in infection prevention and control.

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