Infection Control 101

Infection Control 101

Identification: nnj_so10A2
Issue: September-October 2010
Volume: Vol. 37, No. 5
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 10/31/2012
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  • 0.00 - Rx


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Goal: To provide an overview of infection control and its importance in the daily provision of health care.


  1. Discuss the application of asepsis and sepsis techniques in infection control.
  2. Explain the three principles of infection control practices of medical and surgical sepsis.
  3. List measures to help prevent infections.
  4. Outline suggested nursing measures to help prevent the spread of infection.

Statement of Disclosure: The author reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.


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Expired On: Oct 31, 2012

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