This course focuses on infection control practices and regulations in the workplace, aimed at nurses (ARNP, RN, LPN), therapists, guardians, CNAs, and other healthcare professionals across various settings. It covers Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards, bloodborne pathogen regulations, and guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), and National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Key topics include sharps safety, disposal practices, and the correct use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), along with other infection control-related standards. Objectives: After successful completion of this course the participants will be able to: Describe the importance of infection control practices and regulations in the workplace Describe OSHA Regulations regarding bloodborne pathogens Describe the General Duty Clause Describe appropriate use of Personal protective equipment (PPE) Describe appropriate removal and /or disposal of Personal protective equipment (PPE) Define infection control and appropriate precautions for handling body fluids and blood. Describe methods of transmission of infection Discuss some infections such as TB, HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C Discuss the Process of Infection Identify at risk population Describe regulations regarding sharps safety and handling Describe appropriate methods for proper disposal of sharps.
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