Infection Control for Speech-Language PathologyCourse: #5188 1 Hour
The purpose of this course is to define infection control and outline a clear rationale as to why it must be integrated into speech-language pathology. This course will also focus on initial preparation for implementing an infection control plan.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 2 specific reasons why infection control is applicable to speech-language pathology.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 standard precautions related to infection control.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe differences between the terms disinfect and sterilize.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify EPA required active ingredients and associated concentrations of approved cold sterilants.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least 3 required elements of a written infection control plan as outlined by OSHA.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction/Review of Objectives|
|5-10 Minutes||What is Infection Control?|
|10-15 Minutes||Lessons Learned From HIV|
|15-25 Minutes||Federal Mandates & Standard Precautions|
|25-35 Minutes||Applications to Speech Pathology -Contact with bodily fluids;Review of disease transmission; Opportunistic infections|
|35-40 Minutes||Review of Written Plan Requirements|
|40-55 Minutes||Selecting Appropriate Product|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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