September 1 & 2, 2022
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Zoom Online Meeting
Learning Outcome: Participants will be able to identify current
standards of Infection Control and Prevention in nursing practice and apply
them to selected patient conditions.
- Recognize the benefit and responsibility to
patients and healthcare workers of adhering to infection preventions.
- Recognize the professional's responsibility to
monitor infection prevention and control practices to assure compliance.
- Identify the factors which influence the
outcome of an exposure to pathogenic organisms in healthcare settings.
- List strategies for preventing transmission of
pathogenic organisms and application to practice.
- Describe specific high-risk practices and
procedures that increase the risk of exposure to potentially infectious
material and measures to prevent transmission.
- Identify work practice controls designed to
eliminate the transmission of bloodborne pathogens during use of sharp
- Discuss the circumstances that require the use
of barriers and personal protective equipment.
- Define cleaning, disinfection, and
sterilization with identification of levels of disinfection.
- Recognize the professional’s responsibility for
maintaining a safe patient care environment in all healthcare settings.
- Recognize importance of effective and
appropriate pre-cleaning, chemical disinfection, and sterilization of
instruments and medical devices.
- Recognize the role of occupational health
strategies in protecting healthcare workers and patients.
- Identify occupational health strategies for
preventing transmission of bloodborne pathogens and other communicable diseases
in healthcare workers.
- Identify resources for evaluation of healthcare
workers infected with HIV, HBV, and/or HCV.