Disease Transmission Control for the Lay Person
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Disease Transmission Control for the Lay Person

How to prevent the spread of disease in an emergency
3.9 (21 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,660 students enrolled
Created by Arthur Jackson
Last updated 3/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $20 Discount: 50% off
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Includes:
  • 32 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Disease tramsmission mechanisms
  • Transmission by bacteria
  • Transmission by virus
  • Using standard precautions
  • Sharps logs
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Requirements
  • This is an introductory course and no prior courses are needed. There are no other materials needed
Description

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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Basic course for beginners
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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
05:29

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for thr Lay Responder
04:00

Work Place Safety and Sharps logs
02:35

Class Summary
03:48

Review Questions
04:00

Answers to Review Questions
00:07
About the Instructor
Arthur Jackson
4.0 Average rating
346 Reviews
14,257 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.