On-Demand Program | Med-Surg 365 | Infection Prevention & Control
Infection Prevention and Control
This module explores nursing interventions to help us prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections.
Vanessa Makarewicz, MN, RN-BC
Infection Control Operations Manager, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
Affiliate Instructor, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, UW School of Nursing, Seattle
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the end of this module, participants will be better able to:
- Identify the leading causes of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) in United States hospitals.
- Critically analyze certain nursing interventions that will help prevent HAIs.
- Explain and demonstrate proper donning and doffing techniques.
- Identify and describe the pathophysiology of MRSA and explain the theory behind methicillin resistance.
- 1.50 Contact hours