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Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes (Coursera)

Learn about the role of environment in disease transmission and how to implement standard and transmission-based precautions to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria and other infections in your facility.

Syllabus

WEEK 1

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

The goal of this module is to describe and discuss antibiotic resistant bacteria and how to stop these bad bugs from spreading. To obtain CE Credit for this module: Take the Quiz and complete the evaluation at the end of the module, you will be directed to your course completion certificate.

Graded: Module 1 Quiz

WEEK 2

Isolation Precautions

The goal of this module is to review the types of isolation and when to use them. To obtain CE Credit for this module: Take the Quiz and complete the evaluation at the end of the module, you will be directed to your course completion certificate.

Graded: Module 2 Quiz

WEEK 3

Safe Injection Practices

The goal of this module is to identify how to protect residents and staff using safe injection practices and safe diabetes care. To obtain CE Credit for this module: Take the Quiz and complete the evaluation at the end of the module, you will be directed to your course completion certificate.

Graded: Module 3 Quiz

WEEK 4

Environmental Disinfection

The goal of this module is to identify and describe the process of environmental cleaning-disinfection. To obtain CE Credit for this module: Take the Quiz and complete the evaluation at the end of the module, you will be directed to your course completion certificate.

Graded: Module 4 Quiz

WEEK 5

UTI Prevention in Nursing Homes

The goal of this module is to describe the risk factors, symptoms, and prevention of urinary tract infections. To obtain CE Credit for this module: Take the Quiz and complete the evaluation at the end of the module, you will be directed to your course completion certificate.

Graded: Module 5 Quiz

WEEK 6

C. difficile Prevention in Nursing Homes

The goal of this module is to describe the epidemiology and control measures for C. difficile. To obtain CE Credit for this module: Take the Quiz and complete the evaluation at the end of the module, you will be directed to your course completion certificate.

Graded: Module 6 Quiz

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