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Infection Control

** This course DOES NOT meet New York State infection control certification requirements **

THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available. 

This "NEW" Infection Control course includes information on how anesthesiologists and the entire care team can impact perioperative patient outcomes in the prevention of infections.

The course now includes topics on:

  • Hand hygiene
    • Summarizes why hand washing is important
    • How to hand wash effectively
    • Guidelines
    • Barriers to handwashing
  • Drawing up medications and the safe use of multi-dose vials
  • Safe use of IV tubing
  • Induction and contamination of the work surface/second gloves
  • Timing of antibiotics
  • Use of Foley catheter CAUTI
  • Placement of a lines/CVP

The course ends in a case study and summary of lessons learned.

CME Credit: 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) joint initiative (ABMS MOC Directory) to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Activities, Patient Safety Module - Infection Control has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) by the following ABMS Member Boards:

Ophthalmology
Thoracic Surgery
Urology

Note: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement (only). Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.

Activity Release Date:
03/24/2017

Activity Expiration Date:
03/23/2020

  • List Price: $52.00 USD
  • Member Price: $26.00 USD

 
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** This course DOES NOT meet New York State infection control certification requirements **

Learning Objectives: After successfully completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Recognize the benefit of scientifically accepted infection prevention and control practices.
  2. Identify...
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