Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes

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About this course: 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.

Created by:  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Taught by:  Evelyn Cook, Associate Director

    North Carolina Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE)
Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.6 stars Average User Rating 4.6See what learners said Coursework

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About this course: 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.

Created by:  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Taught by:  Evelyn Cook, Associate Director

    North Carolina Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE)
Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.6 stars Average User Rating 4.6See what learners said Coursework

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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.


5 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes Introduction
  2. Video: 1.1 Defining antibiotic resistance
  3. Video: 1.2 Understanding antibiotic resistance
  4. Video: 1.3 Understanding how antibiotic resistant bacteria spread
  5. Video: 1.4 Controlling the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria
  6. Reading: Module Evaluation

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.


5 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: 2.1 The chain of infection
  2. Video: 2.2 Review of Standard Precautions
  3. Video: 2.3 Contact Precautions
  4. Video: 2.4 Droplet Precautions
  5. Video: 2.5 Airborne Precautions
  6. Reading: Module Evaluation

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.


3 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: 3.1 The Big Picture
  2. Video: 3.2 Safe Injection Practices
  3. Video: 3.3 Safe Diabetes Care
  4. Reading: Module Evaluation

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.


4 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: 4.1 The role of the environment in disease transmission
  2. Video: 4.2 How to clean the environment effectively
  3. Video: 4.3 Monitoring the effectiveness of cleaning
  4. Video: 4.4 Cleaning hard to kill pathogens: C. difficile and Norovirus
  5. Reading: Module Evaluation

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.


4 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: 5.1 Epidemiology of UTIs
  2. Video: 5.2 Diagnosing a UTI
  3. Video: 5.3 Treating UTIs
  4. Video: 5.4 Prevention of UTIs
  5. Reading: Module Evaluation

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.


4 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: 6.1 Epidemiology of C. difficile
  2. Video: 6.2 Development of C. difficile Infection
  3. Video: 6.3 Cross-transmission of C. difficile
  4. Video: 6.4 Control and Prevention of C. difficile
  5. Reading: Module Evaluation

Graded: Module 6 Quiz

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