Control of Contagious and Infectious Diseases

Control of Contagious and Infectious Diseases

The Control of Contagious and Infectious Diseases course is designed for personal care attendants to educate and equip them with the necessary knowledge and skills to prevent the spread of contagious and infectious diseases in the health care setting. The course focuses on understanding the nature of infectious diseases, modes of transmission, prevention techniques, and appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) usage. Additionally, the course highlights the importance of proper hygiene, sanitation, and disinfection practices to maintain a safe and healthy environment for both the caregiver and the patient.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 10
  • Number of tests: 4
  • Hours: 1.5 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 85
What you will learn
  • Understand common pathogens and their modes of transmission
  • Identify proper hand hygiene techniques and their importance
  • Learn about personal protective equipment (PPE) and its correct use
  • Recognize the importance of proper cleaning, sanitation, and disinfection
  • Familiarize with reporting requirements and procedures for infectious diseases

Lessons

    • Introduction to Contagious and Infectious DiseasesIntroduction to Contagious and Infectious Diseases
    • 8 mins
    • Chain of InfectionChain of Infection
    • 7 mins
    • Common Pathogens and Modes of TransmissionCommon Pathogens and Modes of Transmission
    • 10 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Hand Hygiene and Its ImportanceHand Hygiene and Its Importance
    • 7 mins
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Standard PrecautionsPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Standard Precautions
    • 11 mins
    • Cleaning, Sanitation, and DisinfectionCleaning, Sanitation, and Disinfection
    • 5 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Handling of Clean and Soiled LinensHandling of Clean and Soiled Linens
    • 6 mins
    • Reporting Requirements and ProceduresReporting Requirements and Procedures
    • 7 mins
    • Other PPE and DisposalOther PPE and Disposal
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • PCA Scope of PracticePCA Scope of Practice
    • 9 mins
    • Exam- Control of Contagious and Infectious Diseases Exam- Control of Contagious and Infectious Diseases
    • 15 mins

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