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Controlling the Transmission of Infection in the Home Environment

This course will teach you the basics of infection control.

It will cover:

  • How diseases are spread
  • How to help prevent the spread of disease in the healthcare setting

Courseware Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the importance of infection control as it relates to patient safety.
  • Discuss how infections spread in home healthcare and hospice facilities, diminishing the safety of patients.
  • Describe how to block the spread of infection in home healthcare and hospice facilities in order to improve patient safety.
  • List the healthcare worker's responsibilities that will decrease the risk of infection to patients in home health and hospice care facilities.