Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Module 1 - Infection Prevention & Control Program

This is an intermediate course offering CPH — Free
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0.75 hours


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Module 1 - Infection Prevention & Control Program is part of the Nursing Home Infection Preventionist Training Course. Module 1 will provide an overview of the infection prevention and control (IPC) program. Module 1 is organized into 3 lessons; it will take you approximately 45 minutes to complete this module.

What You'll Learn

  1. Define the purpose of the IPC program.
  2. Identify core activities of an IPC program.
  3. Develop and implement IPC policies and procedures.
  4. Establish a process for developing a facility IPC risk assessment.

Competency Terms

Policy Development/Program Planning Skills
Public Health Science Skills

Related Occupations

Other Management & Leadership
Public health - multiple occupations will benefit
Registered Nurse - Unspecified

Related Job Tasks

Investigate, diagnose, and address health problems and hazards affecting the population
Utilize legal and regulatory actions designed to improve and protect the public’s health