Mohammed Abdul Jawad

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Standard Precautions: Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection

Standard Precautions: Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection

FREE Course with downloadable certificate (Certificate requirements: Gain a record of achievement by earning at least 70% of the maximum number of points from all graded assignments.  You have an unlimited number of attempts to meet the threshold.)


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Course type: Self-paced

Language: English

Subject: COVID_19

Cost: FREE

Course duration: Approximately 1 hour.


Overview

In this course, you will learn the role of an Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) professional in environmental cleaning and understand how cleaning and disinfection prevents contamination of the health care environment.


Learning objectives

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe areas of collaboration between Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and environmental services;
  • Describe the health care environment and purpose of environmental cleaning;
  • Identify differences between routine and terminal cleaning;
  • Describe standard precautions to keep environmental services workers safe;
  • Explain the function of cleaning agents and disinfectants; and
  • Describe uses of environmental monitoring in the health care setting.

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