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Infection Control: An Introduction

Course Description

Discover the key principles of good infection control. Learn how infectious agents spread and identify simple precautions that can be taken in a home environment.

Learning Outcomes

• Describe the different types of infectious agents (micro-organisms) and the harm they can cause
• Explain why older people are at an increased risk from infections
• Outline considerations when promoting infection control in a home care environment
• Distinguish the links in the chain of infection and identify the role of standard precautions in breaking those links

Course Code:
HC-180323-AU
Course Availability:
Available Now
Topics:
Infection Prevention & Control
Library:
Home Care Course Library
Collection:
Health & Safety
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