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This class discusses Standard precautions—a set of infection control practices used to prevent transmission of diseases that can be acquired by contact with blood, body fluids, non-intact skin (including rashes), and mucous membranes. These measures are to be used when providing care to all individuals, whether or not they appear infectious or symptomatic.
- Any individual caring for patients within a CBRF must complete this training in order to meet the requirements per DHS 83.20(2)(a) Standard Precautions.
- Understand how infectious agents are spread from person to person (chain of infection).
- Understand how standard precautions prevent the transmission of infectious agents.
- Know how to use standard precautions to break the chain of infection in a CBRF.
PLEASE NOTE: A minimum of five attendees are required to hold the class.