Acute Communicable
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Acute Communicable Disease Control ─ Healthcare Outreach
Basics of Infection Prevention ─ 2 Day Mini Course ─ November 29-30, 2017

Course Description:
This program is targeted towards Infection Preventionists (IPs) and associated staff who work in acute health care settings, including general acute care hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, dialysis centers, and ambulatory surgery centers. It is intended for beginning and intermediate IPs. The course is free and nursing CEUs will be available. Full course description is available here

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Day One: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Department of Public Health Overview

The Role of the Infection Preventionist

Resources for Infection Prevention

Infection Prevention and Control Surveillance

Preventing Employee Infections

Clinical Microbiology

Safe Injection Practices

The Infection Preventionist (IP) as an Educator

Environment of Care

Environmental Services

Standard Precautions and Hand Hygiene

Day Two: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization

Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms

Outbreak Management and Investigation

Epidemiology and Surveillance

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Device Related Infection Prevention

California Regulations Related to Infection Prevention in Acute-Care Hospitals

Sustaining Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Prevention


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