DNV is offering a 3-day basic training course designed to train healthcare professionals in the fundamental concepts necessary to manage an infection prevention and control program.
Individuals who sit for, and pass (≥80%) the follow up test will receive a Basic Infection and Prevention Certificate from DNV.
- Understand the role of the Infection Preventionist in healthcare
- Discuss the components of an Infection Prevention Program
- Describe the functions of a successful Infection Prevention Program
- Explore methods to gather data necessary to evaluate the Infection Prevention Program
- Identify potential roadblocks to accurate data collection
- Review common NHSN definitions used for determining the presence of healthcare associated infections
- Discuss ways to aggregate and analyze data collected
- Identify methods of data collection necessary to perform a comprehensive Infection Prevention Risk Assessment
- Explore methods to identify things that may be placing the organization and patients at the greatest risk
- Understand how the Infection Prevention Risk Assessment is used to develop the Infection Prevention Plan and prioritized goals
- Define emerging pathogens
- Identify steps to take when dealing with emerging pathogens
- Define Outbreaks
- Identify Steps and Processes for Outbreak Investigations
- Infection Preventionists
- Infection Control Committee Members
- Healthcare leaders desiring a better understanding of infection prevention
Approved Education: DNV is approved by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing to issue 15.9 contact hours for this course.