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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....
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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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....
Reading
5 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
1.1 Defining antibiotic resistance7m
1.2 Understanding antibiotic resistance7m
1.3 Understanding how antibiotic resistant bacteria spread8m
1.4 Controlling the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria9m
Reading1 reading
Module Evaluation10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz34m
Week
2
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1 hour to complete

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....
Reading
5 videos (Total 41 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
2.2 Review of Standard Precautions12m
2.3 Contact Precautions7m
2.4 Droplet Precautions7m
2.5 Airborne Precautions4m
Reading1 reading
Module Evaluation10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz36m
Week
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1 hour to complete

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....
Reading
3 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
3.2 Safe Injection Practices13m
3.3 Safe Diabetes Care 18m
Reading1 reading
Module Evaluation10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz16m
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1 hour to complete

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....
Reading
4 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
4.2 How to clean the environment effectively8m
4.3 Monitoring the effectiveness of cleaning6m
4.4 Cleaning hard to kill pathogens: C. difficile and Norovirus3m
Reading1 reading
Module Evaluation10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz28m
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Top Reviews

By RBSep 8th 2017

Phenomenal content and practical applications, nursing homes all around the country should offer your material. Thank you for such an informative and inspiring course!

By MCApr 18th 2017

Great course! Very well planned and delivered. I really appreciated the effort University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill had put into it. Thank you!

Instructor

Evelyn Cook

Associate Director
North Carolina Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE)

About The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is known around the world for innovative teaching and research. Regularly ranked as the nation’s best value for academic quality, UNC has produced the most Rhodes Scholars for the past 25 years among U.S. public research universities....

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