Hand Hygiene: The Basics

 

Every day you encounter a number of harmful germs capable of making you and others in your environment sick. So how to you protect yourself and others from these harmful germs? By following proper infection control practices. Hand hygiene is the single most important infection control measure to prevent the spread of germs. In this course, you will learn when hand hygiene is necessary as well as the correct procedure for hand washing and the use of alcohol-based hand rubs.

$19.95

Hours: 0.20 - 0.25
REL-ALL-0-HHB

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

0.2 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 0.20 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

0.25 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-ALL-0-HHB
Hours: 0.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2021
Learning Objectives:
Identify situations in which hand hygiene is necessary.
Demonstrate the correct procedure for hand washing and the use of an alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR).

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Hand Hygiene A. When to Perform B. Hand Washing C. Use of ABHRs D. Review Section 3: Conclusion A. Summary B. Congratulations

Staff Writer: Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP
Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP started working in the senior care industry in 2000. She is a certified Gerontological Nurse, a Director of Nursing Services – Certified, and a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She has held positions including MDS Coordinator, Director of Nursing, Medicare Nurse Coordinator, Nurse Consultant, Area Manager, and Director of Quality Assurance. Her overall responsibility within each of these positions was to ensure residents received the highest quality of care. This included active participation in quality improvement initiatives, review of clinical records to identify areas of weakness, corroboration with the medical director to institute policies and procedures for resident care, and staff education/training. Additionally, she was responsible for maintaining an effective compliance program under a Quality of Care Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Office of Inspector General for a period of five years. She currently serves as the manager of curriculum design for post-acute care for Relias. Within this position, her responsibility is to oversee the development of online training modules for the post-acute care industry. She has served as the subject matter expert for courses on re-hospitalization, clinical skill reviews, and various OSHA and regulatory compliance topics. In addition, she has presented at various state conferences on mandatory compliance, quality assessment and assurance (QA&A), and quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI). Disclosure: Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level General Staff; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility, Home Health, Post-Acute Care, Residential Care.
Relias Learning will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Relias Learning has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias Learning will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias Learning at [email protected]
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support by calling (800) 381-2321 or emailing [email protected]