Basics of infection control practices in hospital

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Basics of infection control practices in hospital
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Rating: 3.0 out of 5 (2 ratings)
422 students
This course is aimed to provide understanding about the basic of Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) and various diseases arising out of it and what if proper practices are not followed. This course demonstrates the roles of various care givers involved in hospital environment to know, what are sources of infection in their surroundings, how they infects others including their colleagues and patient in the hospital and various ways to break chain of infection. The course is based on best practices recommended by international disease control agencies like CDC (Centre for disease control and prevention) and IDSA (Infectious disease society of America). Common HAIs include: bloodstream infections, urinary tract infections, surgical site infections, pneumonia, etc. This clinical scenarios are discussed in greater detail in the course. Speciality of the course: Demonstration of ideal way of doing procedures in health care setting starting from catheterization, suctioning, donning and doffing of PPE and various other important procedures. The course is put forth by, in a simplified and lucid manner without losing its essence.

Requirements

  • Basic medical knowledge about hospital acquired infection

Description

Every one of us has gotten sick or dealt with an infection at some point in our lives. That is just considered part of daily life.

However, did you know one of the most common risk places to get an infection is at healthcare facilities such as hospitals, OPD, dental offices, dialysis center,etc.?

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are among the most common complications of healthcare services worldwide. These types of infections occur when a person seeks help for one illness or injury and during treatment at a healthcare facility acquires an unrelated illness that was not present at the time of admission.

This course demonstrates the roles of various caregivers involved in a hospital environment to know, what are sources of infection in their surroundings, how they infect others including their colleagues and patient in the hospital and various ways to break the chain of infection.

Who this course is for:

  • Healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses, dentists, physiotherapists, nutritionists, paramedical and technical staff). Hospital administrators and other administrative staff involved directly or indirectly in caring of patients.

Course content

8 sections • 17 lectures • 1h 15m total length
  • Basics of hospital acquired infections. The concept
    04:28
  • Biomedical Waste Mangement-Get your colours right
    03:02
  • Prevention of needle stick injury
    02:17
  • Hand Hygiene:Tips and Tricks
    02:58

Instructor

Dr.Jitesh Khandrani
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I am a doctor in anesthesiology, working in India. Medicine is my first love and teaching is my second. It was in college where I first discovered my passion for teaching and helping others by sharing all I knew.

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