Infection Transmission

Course Details:

  • Category: Infection Control
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Target Audience: All Employees

Course Overview: In healthcare settings, germs and infectious agents can be found in several places, patients, workers, visitors, etc. To combat possible infections, it is important to first understand how infectious agents are transmitted. This training has information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), covering the six links of the infection cycle including how each link can be broken to prevent the transmission of infectious agents.

Training Includes:

  • Healthcare Setting Transmission
  • Six Links of Infection Cycle
  • Infectious Agents
  • Reservoirs
  • Portals of Exit
  • Modes of Transmission
  • Portals of Entry
  • Susceptible Host
  • Handwashing and Housekeeping Guidelines
  • Environmental Factors
  • Susceptible Hosts in Healthcare
  • Clean Hands Count from the CDC
  • Public Health Responsibilities