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Infection Control for Speech-Language Pathology

Course: #5188 Level: Introductory 1 Hour 44 Reviews

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.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify 2 specific reasons why infection control is applicable to speech-language pathology.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 standard precautions related to infection control.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe differences between the terms disinfect and sterilize.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify EPA required active ingredients and associated concentrations of approved cold sterilants.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least 3 required elements of a written infection control plan as outlined by OSHA.

Agenda

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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