The goal of the infection control training is to assure healthcare professionals understand how bloodborne pathogens may be transmitted in the work environment. Apply current scientifically accepted infection prevention and control principles as appropriate for the specific work environment.
An online post-test is included at the end of the course, and is required to successfully complete the course. At least 15/20 questions correct is required to pass the post-test. You have two attempts to successfully complete the post-test. If both attempts are unsuccessful, you will have to pay again and retake the course.
The course participant will be able to:
Recognize that healthcare professionals have the responsibility to adhere to scientifically
accepted principles and practices of infection control in all healthcare settings and to oversee and
monitor those medical and ancillary personnel for whom the professional is responsible
Describe modes and mechanisms of transmission of pathogenic organisms in the healthcare
setting and strategies for prevention and control
Identify the use of engineering and work practice controls to reduce the opportunity for patient
and healthcare worker exposure to potentially infectious material in all healthcare settings
Select and use of barriers and/or personal protective equipment for preventing patient and
healthcare worker contact with potentially infectious material
Create and maintain a safe environment for patient care in all healthcare settings through
application of infection control principles and practices for cleaning, disinfection, and
ELEMENT VI and
Review prevention and control of infectious and communicable diseases in healthcare workers
Employ sepsis awareness and education in practice areas
BY REGISTERING AND PAYING FOR THE COURSE (“NYS Mandated Infection Control”) YOU (“Course Participant”) ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT ABOVE, PRIOR TO PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION.
THE COURSE MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN SIX (6) WEEKS OF PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION. IF THE COURSE IS NOT COMPLETED WITHIN SIX (6) WEEKS OF PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION, THE COURSE WILL BE DEREGISTERED AND ALL COURSE PROGRESS WILL BE FORFEITED. RE-REGISTRATION FOR THE COURSE WILL REQUIRE A NEW, SEPARATE PAYMENT. PAYMENT IS EQUIVALENT TO YOUR SIGNATURE ON THE ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT.
PAYMENT IS REQUIRED IN FULL PRIOR TO TAKING THE COURSE. IF CHARGES ARE REVERSED OR PAYMENT IS NOT RECEIVED, YOUR COURSE PROGRESS WILL BE DELETED AND YOUR CERTIFICATE WILL BE RENDERED INVALID.
The course certificate is generated with the name of the person who purchases this course. Under no circumstance will the names on certificates be substituted by our staff. No substitutions or refunds are available once the course is in progress.
Online course participants must have access to the Internet, a device with audio and video capabilities (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.), a printer, and an email address.
No refunds will be issued after 3 hours from registration and payment.
Payment on behalf of another party is no longer accepted. Debit and credit cards are acceptable forms of payment and must be in the student or course participant’s name.
RECHECK all forms for accuracy. It is the responsibility of each course participant to enter their correct information into the system for their certificate and reporting.
- Each Course Participant is responsible for providing their correct information (name, address, social security, and date of birth).
- If the Participant selects to have their Infection Control training reported to the NYS Education Department, the Participant’s information will be electronically sent to NYSED within 7-14 days of completing this course.
- Keep the PDF copy of the Certificate of Completion for your records.