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Infection Control within the COVID-19 Context

Course: #9599Level: Introductory1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Apr 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT

This course addresses infection control precautions both broadly and as related to COVID-19. It discusses how to select personal protective equipment, hand hygiene products, and disinfectants that are appropriate for specific clinical situations and settings, as well as how to properly implement these and other infection control measures.

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Live Webinar

Tue, Apr 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Related; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe appropriate mask and face shield choices for specific clinical situations.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify appropriate hand hygiene products based on active ingredients.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how to analyze/select disinfecting products that are appropriate for various purposes within the clinical setting.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes COVID-19 general review and key standard precautions
10-35 Minutes Masks - types, when to wear what, effects on speech understanding, update on alternatives
35-40 Minutes Hand hygiene - appropriate products, when & how to perform
40-50 Minutes Disinfectants - Appropriate products, what to disinfect, how to disinfect properly
50-55 Minutes Other standard precautions - Sterilizing & waste management
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: A.U. Bankaitis, PhD received an honorarium for presenting this course.Dr. Bankaitis works for a distributor that offers infection control products, and has received grants in the past for research investigating the effects of varying degrees of HIV on the auditory system. Non-financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Introductory Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.