This course contains information on infection control in home care and hospice environments. It takes approximately one hour to complete. The course is part of the HCI compliance library.
Assess a patient’s infection symptoms, determine if it is a facility or home care-associated infection, and respond accordingly.
Describe at least three challenges associated with infection control that pertain uniquely to providing care in a home setting.
Identify what items of PPE are needed for all standard and transmission-based precautions situations.
Recall the three steps that must be taken when an employee is exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials.