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    OSHA Infection Control Compliance

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    Hours: 10
    Duration: 3 months

    Language: English

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    Certification included

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    Upon successful completion of your course and fulfillment of any outstanding financial obligations, you will receive your certificate of completion. Certificates are provided to you within 30 days of completion. Your certificate will validate the training course you completed with a stamp of completion.

    Students that successfully complete our career training programs are assigned a career development adviser who will coordinate placement at a local externship or hands on opportunity. These opportunities are optional and may vary based on availability and occupation. Your career development adviser will also provide job search services such as: resume building, mock interviews, job opportunity resources, and more. Our professional enrichment courses do not come with a career adviser or career services.

    Program Description

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a government agency inside the United States Department of Labor. The agency was established to enforce safe and healthful working conditions for working professionals by creating and enforcing standards. Our OSHA Compliance Infection Control Training course teaches how to comply with scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control and to monitor compliance with OSHA's and the CDC's recommendations concerning disease transmission in healthcare settings. Students will learn to differentiate pathways of disease transmission, to create and maintain a safe environment for patient care, to institute post-exposure evaluation and follow-up, and to list the equipment, supplies, engineering standards, and housekeeping practices required for universal precautions.

    Learning Objectives

    • Differentiate among the pathways of disease transmission • Select and use barriers and/or personal protective equipment for preventing contact with potentially infectious material • Create and maintain a safe environment for patient care • Introduce engineering and work practice controls to reduce patient and worker risks • Examine the advantages and disadvantages of chemical disinfectants • Choose the most appropriate method of heat sterilization for your office • Provide for biological monitoring of sterilization procedures • Determine exposure categories of employees • List the equipment, supplies, engineering standards, and housekeeping requirements required for universal precautions • Prevent and control infectious and communicable diseases in health workers and their patients • Inform employees about hepatitis B vaccination recommendations • Institute post-exposure evaluation and follow-up • Explain requirements for warning signs, labels and training for all employees • Keep appropriate records • Implement a Hazard Communication Plan • Provide for the general safety of employees on the job • Itemize requirements for employee training


    Lesson 1: Introduction to Infection Control Lesson 2: Personal Protection Lesson 3: Protection of the Office Environment Lesson 4: Instruments, Specialized Equipment & Laboratory Specimens Lesson 5: Infectious Patients & Healthcare Workers Lesson 6: Waste Management Plan Lesson 7: Chemical Disinfection Lesson 8: Heat Sterilization Lesson 9: Exposure Control Lesson 10: General Safety Standards Lesson 11: Employee Training Lesson 12: OSHA'S Required Records



    This course does not have any prerequisites.

    Technical Requirements

    This course includes all required materials.



    • 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content

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