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This course fulfills the 4 hour requirement for Infection Control.
Infection Control for New York Health Professionals: 2019 Update
- Identify five examples of scientifically accepted practices for infection prevention and control for airborne, droplet and contact transmission.
- Define health care-associated disease transmission, as well as engineering controls and safe injection practices used to enhance practice for infection control.
- Identify work practice controls designed to eliminate the transmission of blood-borne pathogens related to the use of sharp instruments.
- Recognize indications and situations requiring the use of barriers and personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to potentially infectious material.
- Identify appropriate barriers and personal protective equipment for prevention of exposure to potentially infectious material.
- Give four examples of non-critical, semi-critical, and critical medical devices for infection control.
- Identify the health professional’s responsibility for maintaining a safe patient-care environment in all health care settings, including nurses in leadership roles, according to New York law.
- Describe the NYS Sepsis Improvement Initiative and identify at least three signs and symptoms of sepsis.
- Relate six strategies for the prevention of blood borne pathogen transmission by means of effective and appropriate pre-cleaning, chemical disinfection and sterilization of instruments and medical devices.
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Infection Control for New York Health Care Professionals: 2018 Update - 4 contact hours
Child Abuse Identification and Reporting for New York Professionals
About the Course
The target audience for this education program are healthcare professionals in New York who wish to improve their ability to recognize child abuse and intervene effectively through a reporting process to safeguard the welfare of children.
The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (2016) website describes abuse as the most serious harms committed against a child. It defines an abused child as a child "whose parent or other person legally responsible for his/her care inflicts upon the child serious physical injury, creates a substantial risk of serious physical injury, or commits an act of sex abuse against the child. The purpose of this education program is help nurses recognize signs and symptoms that indicate child abuse or maltreatment and to assist them in effectively fulfilling their roles as mandated reporters in New York State.
- Discuss the incidence and prevalence of child abuse in New York State and the United States.
- Define terms related to child abuse and maltreatment.
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of the various types of child abuse.
- Identify risk factors for child abuse.
- Explain strategies to prevent child abuse.
- Describe the child abuse intervention and reporting process in accordance with the laws of New York State.
About the Author
Adrianne E. Avillion, DEd., RN
Adrianne E. Avillion, D.Ed., RN, is an accomplished nursing professional development specialist and healthcare author. She earned her doctoral degree in adult education and her M.S. in nursing from Penn State University and a BSN from Bloomsburg University. Dr. Avillion has held a variety of nursing positions as a staff nurse in critical care and physical medicine and rehabilitation settings with emphasis on neurological and mental health nursing as well as a number of leadership roles in nursing professional development. She has published extensively and is a frequent presenter at conferences and conventions devoted to the specialty of continuing education and nursing professional development. Dr. Avillion owns and is the CEO of Strategic Nursing Professional Development, a business that specializes in continuing education for healthcare professionals and consulting services in nursing professional development. Her most recent publications include The Path to Stress-Free Nursing Professional Development: 50 No-Nonsense Solutions to Everyday Challenges and Nursing Professional Development: A Practical Guide for Evidence-Based Education.