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Infection Control Training for New York State Healthcare Professionals
Course Description
NEW YORK STATE MANDATED INFECTION CONTROL COURSE. NYSED-approved 4 contact hour training covers infection prevention, infection control practices and procedures, barriers, PPE, safe environment principles, and preventing transmission of infectious disease to and from healthcare workers. Daily electronic reporting for the following licenses: LPN, RN, physician assistant, dentist, dental hygienist, optometrist, medicine, physician, podiatrist. Must be taken every four years. Bestseller course!
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Discuss New York State’s requirements for infection control.

2) Summarize the principles and practices of infection prevention and control.

3) Describe the modes and mechanisms of the transmission of pathogenic organisms, including the chain of infection.

4) Discuss engineering and work practice controls designed to reduce patient and healthcare worker exposure to infectious materials.

5) Identify barriers and personal protective equipment for protection from exposure to potentially infectious material.

6) Describe the principles and practices for cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization in the healthcare environment.

7) Identify occupational health strategies for preventing the transmission of bloodborne and other pathogens to and from healthcare workers.

8) Recognize suspected sepsis and methods to prevent it.

Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires October 1, 2023. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Judith Swan, MSN, BSN, ADN

Judith Swan has been in the healthcare field for over forty years, beginning as a medic in the U.S. Air Force. As an RN, she has worked in mental health, emergency, orthopedics, hospice, and medical/surgical. She holds an MSN as a family nurse practitioner. Judith's experience in nursing education includes teaching psychiatric, long-term, and dementia nursing care and as director of a nursing assistant college program. She has written ancillary educational materials for nursing textbooks, state curriculum for nursing assistant programs, online health articles, and continuing education courses, including courses for Wild Iris Medical Education since 2012.

Marian McDonald, RN, MSN, CIC

Marian McDonald has been an RN since 1976. She has been passionately "chasing germs" (doing Infection Control) since 1983, consulting since 2003. Her other love is disaster preparedness, arising from more than twenty years as a volunteer nurse for the American Red Cross. 
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is approved as a provider of infection control and barrier precautions training by the New York State Education Department, provider ID #IC138, and the New York State Department of Health, provider ID #OT10601, for 4 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
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Availability: On-Demand
Cost: $40.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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