This training builds on the key principles of
standard precautions of infection prevention in a clinical setting and
discusses transmission-based precautions.
**Instructions to access the course will be provided after you register.**
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
- describe transmission-based precautions for contact, droplet, and airborne organisms;
- differentiate between the transmission-based precautions; and
- identify which precautions to use in various settings.
This presentation is appropriate for anyone working in a clinical setting or who is interested in the fundamental principles of transmission-based precautions.
Sarah Smathers, MPH, CIC, FAPIC is the senior manager of infection prevention and control at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and adjunct professor at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health. Smathers has conducted research in infectious diseases and infection prevention and has a special interest in the design of IPC programs.
This course is appropriate for those with no or basic levels of experience with infection prevention and control.
Length: 19 minutes
A computer with high-speed internet connection is required to view this course.
For more information about this course or for assistance with registration, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This training was created in March 2023.