Certification Review Includes

  • Cleaning, Sterilization, Disinfection and Asepsis

    1. The goal of this module is to provide a review of the components of disinfection and sterilization as they relate to the infection preventionist. On completion of this module, the participant will be able to:
      Describe the difference between cleaning, sanitizing, decontaminating and disinfecting
      Identify at least 2 factors that affect disinfectant activity
      List at least three chemicals used for sterilization
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Infection Control - Environments of Care

    1. The goal of this module is to provide an overview of the environmental considerations to be included in an infection prevention and control program. On completion of this module, the participant will be able to:
      List at least 5 "high touch " areas
      Describe method for biohazardous waste management
      Identify at least 3 features needed for handwashing facilities
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Infection Control - Identification of Infectious Disease Processes

    1. The goal of this module is to provide a review of methods to identify infections and the methods the body uses to defend against pathogens. On completion of this module, the participant will be able to:
      Identify at least 3 primary defense mechanisms of the body
      Distinguish between colonization, infection, and contamination
      List at least 5 characteristics that contribute to the pathogenicity of an organism
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Infection Control - Infection Control and Employee Health

    1. The goal of this module is to provide an overview of the collaborative relationship between infection prevention programs and employee/occupational health. On completion of this module, the participant will be able to:
      Identify at least three policies/procedures of an occupational health program related to infection prevention/control
      List at least 3 diseases that require post-exposure evaluation/intervention
      Identify at least three immunizations recommended for healthcare workers
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Infection Control - Program Management and Communication

    1. The goal of this module is to provide an overview of different components of an infection prevention and control program. On completion of this module, the participant will be able to:
      Describe at least 2 strategies for managing an infection prevention and control program
      Identify at least 3 "customers " of the infection preventionist/infection prevention and control nurse
      Describe the steps in the QI process
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Infection control - Education and Research

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the Infection Preventionist with an overview of basic educational principles for the adult learner and methods to incorporate research findings into practice. On completion of this module, the participant will be able to:
      Describe at least 3 major learning theories
      List the steps in planning an educational program
      Identify 3 factors in the critical review of a research study
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Infection Prevention and Control Nursing: Surveillance Systems

    1. The goal of this module is to provide an overview of the design of surveillance systems and the use of surveillance data to prevent and control the spread of infections. On completion of this module, the participant will be able to:
      List at least 3 uses of surveillance data in healthcare
      Describe at least 2 ways to disseminate data from surveillance activities
      Identify the steps in an outbreak investigation
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Preventing and Controlling Transmission of Infectious Agents

    1. The goal of this module is to provide information on isolation precautions and asepsis. On completion of this module, the participant will be able to:
      Identify at least 3 opportunities for hand hygiene
      List at least 3 uses for personal protective equipment in healthcare settings
      Describe at least 4 components of injection safety
    2. Contact Hours: 1

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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