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How to Tackle the Contaminated Healthcare Environment

How to Tackle the Contaminated Healthcare Environment

1 CE hour
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  • 60 mins


Dr. Jon Otter

Learning Objectives:

- Understand the key data supporting the role of contaminated surfaces in the transmission of hospital pathogens
- Become familiar with the various methods to improve the efficacy of hospital disinfection
- Tools such as ATP assays and fluorescent markers to evaluate the thoroughness of the cleaning process
- Methods to improve the education and training of cleaning staff
- Discuss the results of improved cleaning and disinfection in reducing transmission of pathogens
- Understand other and emerging approaches including, Measures to reduce and contain shedding more effectively, New disinfectants,  Cleaning materials and consideration of automated systems, Antimicrobial surfaces, Improved design to increase ‘cleanability'

Provider Approved by The California Board Of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP 5770 for 1.0 Contact Hour

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