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Principles of Infection Control and Prevention

1 hour

This e-course introduces the basic principles of IPC in a corrections or detention setting. It discusses the requirements and challenges of effective IPC in this unique environment and presents evidence-based best practices of IPC.

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

  • Identify the six elements in the Chain of Infection;
  • Describe Standard Precautions;
  • Define the three categories of Transmission-based Precautions;
  • Describe the key concepts of cleaning, disinfection and contact time/wet time.

(NIC ID: 21ECAC2788)

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