MEDA 100 Principles of Infection Control
Description: This course provides an overview and application of current Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Standard Precautions related to infection control in the clinical setting. This course is designed to meet OSHA and blood-borne pathogen control for medical assistants,other allied health personnel and occupations that have exposure to potentially infectious material such as blood, urine and other body fluids. The evolution of asepsis and infection control will be presented as a basis for understanding the need for protection in health care and service environments. The application and use of personal protective equipment (PPE),aseptic handwashing techniques, disposal of biohazard material and other related topics will be explored and practiced.
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