Course Code: REL-PAC-0-ICSNY
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2026
State the legal requirements for the education of infection prevention and control practices for healthcare providers in NY State.
Identify responsibilities related to infection prevention and control practices, and the consequences of failing to comply.
Discuss mechanisms of disease transmission and factors that influence the outcome of exposure.
Describe engineering controls, safe injection practices, and work practice controls.
Summarize strategies for preventing pathogen transmission of HIV, HBV, and HCV.
Explain the circumstances that require the use of barriers and PPE.
Differentiate the correct use and strategies for cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization.
Describe occupational health strategies in protecting healthcare workers and patients.
Discuss the basics of sepsis and related evaluation and management strategies for sepsis.
Section 1: IntroductionInstructor:
About This Course
Section 2: Legal Requirements
Section 3: Element 1
Standards of Professional Conduct
Rules, Regulations, & Organizations
Implications of Professional Conduct Standards
Consequences of Professional Misconduct
Section 4: Element 2
The Chain of Infection
Section 5: Element 3
High Risk Practices & Procedures
Preventing Disease Transmission from HCP to Patient
Preventing Disease Transmission from Patient to HCP
Section 6: Element 4
Barriers and PPE
Section 7: Element 5
Cleaning Contaminated Items
Level of Reprocessing Sequence
Section 8: Element 6
Occupational Health Strategies
HIV, HBV, and HCV
Evaluation of HCW’s
Section 9: Element 7
What Is Sepsis?
Signs and Symptoms
Evaluation and Management
Section 10: Conclusion
Kim Matthews, RN
Kimberly Matthews, RN obtained a nursing degree from Western Kentucky University in 1998. Ms. Matthews possesses over 20 years of nursing experience with over 17 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Ms. Matthews has extensive experience in MDS, restorative nursing programs, and nursing management. Ms. Matthews is currently a Post Acute Care Content writer and subject matter expert for MDS.
Disclosure: Kim Matthews, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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