Infection control and prevention training is vital to any organization providing emergency medical services and mandated by the federal government.
This three-part series provides a comprehensive framework to help instructors fulfill initial and annual infectious diseases training requirements.
The series provides a critical review of bloodborne,airborne, and other diseases of concern to emergency responders. Also demonstrated is how to minimize or prevent the spread of diseases through the use of PPE precautions and infection control practices.
The training objectives for all programs were developed in accordance with current industry standards and accepted national protocols.
Content is based on standards and recommendations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Additional sources include the National Institutes of Health, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA®) and the U.S. Fire Administration. Content and course oversight was provided by a program committee* of highly qualified EMS educators, pre-hospital care providers and medical professionals.
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