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Infection Control and Disease Prevention

Protecting Health, Preventing Harm: Mastering Infection Control and Disease Prevention

  • 149 Canadian dollars
  • Online session

Course Outline

Outline: 1. Introduction to Infection Control • Overview of the importance of infection control in various settings • Understanding the impact of diseases on public health 2. Microbiology Basics • Fundamental principles of microbiology • Identification of common pathogens and their transmission modes 3. Standard Precautions • Implementing universal precautions in healthcare and non-healthcare environments • Proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) 4. Hand Hygiene Practices • Importance of handwashing in preventing the spread of infections • Proper techniques for hand hygiene and hand sanitization 5. Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection • Cleaning protocols for surfaces and equipment • Selection and proper use of disinfectants 6. Disease Transmission Modes • Understanding the routes of transmission (contact, droplet, airborne) • Strategies for preventing the spread of infectious agents 7. Vaccination and Immunization • Importance of vaccinations in disease prevention • Encouraging and promoting vaccination among individuals and communities 8. Infectious Disease Surveillance • Recognizing signs and symptoms of common infectious diseases • Reporting and monitoring infectious diseases in accordance with regulations 9. Healthcare-associated Infections (HAIs) • Strategies to reduce the risk of HAIs in healthcare settings • Implementing infection prevention measures in clinical environments 10. Emergency Preparedness and Response • Developing plans for infectious disease outbreaks • Coordination and communication during health emergencies 11. Health Education and Promotion • Educating the community on infection prevention practices • Encouraging healthy behaviours to reduce the risk of infections 12. Role of Individuals in Infection Control • Empowering individuals to take responsibility for their health • Encouraging a culture of infection prevention in various settings 13. Case Studies and Practical Scenarios • Analyzing real-world cases to apply infection control principles • Problem-solving exercises for effective disease prevention strategies 14. Evaluation and Certification • Assessing participant knowledge through quizzes and assessments

Cancellation Policy

Any reservation or appointment can be rescheduled up to 48 hours before the scheduled time without penalty or additional fees. This allows for flexibility and accommodates any unexpected changes in the schedule of the individual or organization making the reservation. However, any changes made within 48 hours of the scheduled time may incur a rescheduling fee or result in the reservation being forfeited. This policy aims to ensure that both parties have enough time to adjust their schedules accordingly and avoid any inconvenience or inconvenience.

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