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Online Course

Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill via Coursera

Overview

Learn about the role of environment in disease transmission and how to implement standard and transmission-based precautions to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria and other infections in your facility.

Syllabus

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
-The goal of this module is to describe and discuss antibiotic resistant bacteria and how to stop these bad bugs from spreading. To obtain CE Credit for this module: Take the Quiz and complete the evaluation at the end of the module, you will be directed to your course completion certificate.

Isolation Precautions
-The goal of this module is to review the types of isolation and when to use them. To obtain CE Credit for this module: Take the Quiz and complete the evaluation at the end of the module, you will be directed to your course completion certificate.

Safe Injection Practices
-The goal of this module is to identify how to protect residents and staff using safe injection practices and safe diabetes care. To obtain CE Credit for this module: Take the Quiz and complete the evaluation at the end of the module, you will be directed to your course completion certificate.

Environmental Disinfection
-The goal of this module is to identify and describe the process of environmental cleaning-disinfection. To obtain CE Credit for this module: Take the Quiz and complete the evaluation at the end of the module, you will be directed to your course completion certificate.

UTI Prevention in Nursing Homes
-The goal of this module is to describe the risk factors, symptoms, and prevention of urinary tract infections. To obtain CE Credit for this module: Take the Quiz and complete the evaluation at the end of the module, you will be directed to your course completion certificate.

C. difficile Prevention in Nursing Homes
-The goal of this module is to describe the epidemiology and control measures for C. difficile. To obtain CE Credit for this module: Take the Quiz and complete the evaluation at the end of the module, you will be directed to your course completion certificate.

Taught by

Kirk Huslage

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  • Noel C.

    Noel completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    Very good course for those that work in the healthcare industry, full of great information and training, well worth doing it.
  • Elizabeth A.

    Elizabeth is taking this course right now.

    I was interested in the Course Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes because I applied to Study Nursing which will commence in October 2020. It will be nice for me to have idea of infection and prevention in the Nursing homes.
  • Interhospitals completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    This course is intened as a advance level nursing,medicare courese ,and as such emphasis concepts from initial prevention from different diseases curriculum what you will learn more and more over.
  • Onuchi A.
    Am interested in the Course Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes because i am already a nurse (Registered nurse). This will give me more idea or knowledge on the prevention and the spread of infectious diseases.
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    Mohd S.

    Mohd completed this course.

    Hello everyone here is the invoice for the work done on Friday and Friday as discussed with Dr last Friday and he said that we will need the following to be sent to you on Thursday
  • Bhupesh C.

    Bhupesh completed this course.

    Infecation control nurse course very good experience with this all movement and explain to all teaching materials experience teachers . thanks
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    Supriya M.

    Supriya is taking this course right now.

    At first knowledge then describe how infections of disease of human beings .So I hope that many people can,t takecare for infection.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    Its very useful and important to every one that study nursing, but I think to make it more difficult to enable us think more

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