Infection Control For Caregivers

CE Credits Hours: 1.00

$12.99

Course Objectives

Learntastic How to differentiate between bacteria and viruses, as the two are often mistaken for one another.

  • Learntastic Conditions that promote the growth of bacteria.
  • Learntastic How to effectively use hand sanitizers and healthy ways to disinfect your client’s or loved one’s living space.
  • Learntastic Who is at greatest risk for developing bacterial or viral infections, including common symptoms and  treatments.
  • Learntastic Tips on application and safe removal of gloves, effective handwashing, prevention of the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and keeping client safe.

Course Description

Have you heard the saying “cleanliness is next to godliness?”

The popular proverb can be found in ancient Hebrew and Babylonian texts but was coined by John Wesley in 1778 and highlights the importance of having measures in place to keep the environment where you care for your loved one or client clean. For example, routinely disinfecting the living space where your client receives care and washing your hands properly can prevent the spread of illness-causing bacteria and viruses.

Regulations/Board Approvals

Our courses are designed to help you meet your continuing education requirements as listed in 42 CFR 484.36 which means they are appropriate for family members, unlicensed caregivers, and direct care workers employed by Home Care and Assisted Living providers.

This course is provided in partnership with Caregiver support services
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