Safety and Infection Prevention and Control Professional Development

Those working with families in the community or in hospital and clinic settings should have the knowledge and skills to minimize the risk of infection transmission to their clients and healthcare professionals as well as being able to protect themselves from infection. This professional development course in workplace safety, infection prevention and infection control provides the knowledge and skills to enable the professional to mitigate the risks of infection transmission with a strong focus on working with families, particularly those with infants. There are no time limits to the course and no pre-requisites. In this online course, you will cover:

  • The recent history of infection prevention and control
  • How diseases are transmitted
  • Standard precautions
  • Hand hygiene
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Transmission-based precautions
  • Chain of infection
  • Infection versus colonization
  • Management of waste
  • Antibiotic resistance
  • Post-exposure infection control
  • Workplace safety culture
  • Cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing
  • Informed consent and bodily autonomy

The course provides 9.2 hours of continuing education or professional development and a certificate is available for those who complete and pass the final test (online) to provide evidence of knowledge.

This course provides the necessary education for individuals aiming to become an IBCLC and meets the requirements of the Universal Precautions and Infection Control health sciences course for IBCLC recognition.

In the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering this course for whatever you can afford ($0-$65) until December 31st, 2020. Just enter the amount you can afford in the box below.

The course is free to existing CBI students and graduates (must log in to “My Account” with the log in details you used when you purchased your previous course with CBI and the price will then be adjusted in the cart.)

Suggested Price: $65.00

Minimum Price: $0.00

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A 13.6-hour professional development course in workplace safety and infection prevention and control. This is an online, self-directed course.