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Corrections Outbreak Response

45 minutes

This e-course provides an overview of infectious disease outbreaks in correctional and detention facilities and describes the critical role correctional nurses and others play in an outbreak investigation.

The course also provides an overview of the 10 key elements of an outbreak investigation. In addition, the e-course provides important resources on the topic, and covers expectations around reporting.

Upon completion of this e-course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify common organisms associated with correctional & detention facility outbreaks.
  • Identify the 10-step model for responding to correctional & detention facility outbreaks.

(NIC ID: 21ECPR2834)

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