This course will define and enhance the learner’s knowledge of proper infection control. The course will cover federal mandates, and standard practice for infection control. Main infection control precautions along with practical application of the material will be reviewed. US rules, regulations and laws form the foundation of this course.
Course created on September 29, 2015
- Identify the most common infecting organisms in therapy settings.
- List standard precautions to prevent transmission of bloodborne pathogens as published by the Centers for Disease Control.
- Identify the 6 basic sections of a written infection control plan.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction/ Review of Objectives|
|5-15 Minutes||What is Infection Control?|
|15-25 Minutes||Federal Mandates & Standard Precautions|
|25-35 Minutes||Fluids, Review of disease transmission and Opportunistic Infections|
|35-45 Minutes||Practical Application for Therapists|
|45-55 Minutes||Review of Written Plan Requirements|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusions, Q & A|
Kathy Moghadas, RN, CLRM, CHCC, CHBC, CPC
Principal of Associated Healthcare Advisors/TopCat
Kathy Moghadas has been providing quality medical management consulting services to individual and group practices as well as hospitals and allied institutions on a national, regional and statewide basis since 1987. As a registered nurse and risk manager, she has advanced certifications in healthcare business, compliance, coding and reimbursement as well as risk management. Kathy has been working in the healthcare community since 1975. With a solid foundation and working knowledge of the principles of outcome measurements and quality assurance, and with a focus on compliance, internal operations, reimbursement, quality systems design and implementation, Kathy is thoroughly qualified to meet the regulatory compliance needs of her clients.
Kathy Moghadas, principal of the firm Associated Healthcare Advisors Inc., was honored by her community in 1998 to be the recipient of the Small Business Person of the Year Award. Kathy and her team are licensed and certified professionals who are committed to the pursuit of continuing education to maintain the highest standards of professional growth. Through her education company, TopCat, they have been meeting the professional continuing education needs of licensed professionals throughout the country. To keep abreast of the changing needs of their clients, the professionals at Associated Healthcare Advisors actively participate in national professional organizations, and contribute to national healthcare periodicals and publications. In June 2005, Kathy’s first book: Medical Practice Policies and Procedures was published by the AMA. In 2008 her book: Tools for An Efficient Medical Practice was published through the AMA.
Kathy was the 2011 president of the National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants, a member of Healthcare Compliance Resources, and the American Academy of Family Practice Consultants Forum. Kathy is a frequent contributor to healthcare industry publications such as Medscape, WebMD, AMA News, Medical Economics and Doctors Forum.
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