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Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this mandated training is to provide information related to the infection control and barrier precautions education requirements, ensure healthcare professionals understand and minimize the opportunity for bloodborne pathogen transmission, provide current scientifically accepted infection prevention and control practices, and discuss the disciplinary actions for not complying with the law. After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • State the legal requirements for the education of infection prevention and control practices for healthcare providers in NY State.
  • Identify responsibilities related to infection prevention and control practices, and the consequences of failing to comply.
  • Discuss the mechanisms of disease transmission and factors that influence the outcome of exposure.
  • Describe engineering controls, safe injection practices, and work practice controls.
  • Summarize strategies for preventing pathogen transmission of HIV, HBV, and HCV.
  • Explain the circumstances that require the use of barriers and PPE.
  • Differentiate the correct use and strategies for cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization.
  • Describe occupational health strategies in protecting healthcare workers and patients.
  • Discuss the basics of sepsis and related evaluation and management strategies.

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.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791

 

CEBroker

Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and  West Virginia Board Of Examiners For Registered Professional Nurses

 

Please check the licenses/certifications section under my account (after logging in) to make sure you have entered a valid license number. This information is required for correct reporting of your course completions to CE Broker.

 

Disclosures

None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.