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Disease Transmission Control for the Lay Person

How to prevent the spread of disease in an emergency
3.8 (20 ratings)
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1,660 students enrolled
Created by Arthur Jackson
Published 11/2014
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  • 32 mins on-demand video
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Biohazards represent a major issue for the health professional and lay responder. This course is a primer to understanding the issues of disease transmission and the basics of standard precautions, a key to preventing disease transmission. This course is perfect for the lay responder needing to become familiar with the mechanisms of transmission and the basics of the microorganisms involved in disease transmission. The course is structured for beginners, and does not require advance preparation. I will take you on a tour of the history of bacteria and viruses, the common types you are likely to encounter, as well as procedures to control transmission. You will learn about standard precautions, sharps logs, and hand hygiene. We will also discuss the personal protective equipment available to lay persons and how to use it correctly. This course is a must for all lay persons.

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  • Basic course for beginners
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What Will I Learn?
Disease tramsmission mechanisms
Transmission by bacteria
Transmission by virus
Using standard precautions
Sharps logs
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  • This is an introductory course and no prior courses are needed. There are no other materials needed
Curriculum For This Course
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Disease transmission and control for lay persons class
9 Lectures 32:12

History of the virus , its common types and characteristics

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for thr Lay Responder

Work Place Safety and Sharps logs

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4.3 Average rating
330 Reviews
14,202 Students
14 Courses
CEO Arthur Jackson CTC, Professor, Engineer, Attorney

Arthur Jackson is the CEO of Arthur Jackson CTC Inc. and has worked extensively in the medical field as a medical technician with doctors in neurology,and as a trainer in Health and safety. He is a retired attorney, from a successful law practice in Pennsylvania, college professor, who has served as chair of several colleges, and as a campus dean. His company educates students in over nine (9) countries globally.

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