Course Code: REL-SRC-0-ICHC
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 11/30/2023
Describe the links in the chain of infection.
Demonstrate use of proper infection control practices to prevent exposure to and spread of bloodborne and other infectious pathogens.
Identify practices to use when caring for a person with tuberculosis.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Infection Control in Home-Based Care A. Chain of Infection B. Bloodborne Pathogens C. Transmission of Pathogens D. Rosie E. Standard Precautions F. Hand Hygiene G. Personal Protective Equipment H. Other Components I. Transmission-Based Precautions J. Review K. Applying and Removing PPE L. Bag Technique M. Surface Barrier N. Review O. What is Tuberculosis? P. Transmission Q. Testing for TB R. TB in the Home S. Review Section 3: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations!
Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.
Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.”
Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: Entry level General Staff; in the following settings: Home Health.
G680, G682, G684
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