In this program, a panel of experts describes the impact of healthcare-associated infections on morbidity, mortality, organizational resources, and the delivery of patient care. Analysis of the capacity to recognize mechanisms with which these infections are transmitted, including why these conditions are problematic, and the methodologies used to reduce or prevent the spread of infection, are all part of the program.
By the end of this program, the participant should be able to:
1. Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections on patient morbidity, mortality, organizational resources, and the delivery of patient care.
2. Recognize the mechanisms with which nosocomial infections are transmitted.
3. Identify methods to reduce or prevent the transmission of infection.
4. Discuss various types of infections and why they are problematic in healthcare organizations.
5. Identify requirements and standards relating to infection control and prevention.
This course can also be taken by Managers, Supervisors, Nurses, and Healthcare Providers.
- Types of Infectious Diseases and their dangers
- Your role in the fight to reduce infections in the community