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English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

5 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
1.1 Defining antibiotic resistance7m
1.2 Understanding antibiotic resistance7m
1.3 Understanding how antibiotic resistant bacteria spread8m
1.4 Controlling the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria9m
1 reading
Module Evaluation10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz34m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Isolation Precautions

5 videos (Total 41 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
2.2 Review of Standard Precautions12m
2.3 Contact Precautions7m
2.4 Droplet Precautions7m
2.5 Airborne Precautions4m
1 reading
Module Evaluation10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz36m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Safe Injection Practices

3 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
3.2 Safe Injection Practices13m
3.3 Safe Diabetes Care 18m
1 reading
Module Evaluation10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz16m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Environmental Disinfection

4 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
4.2 How to clean the environment effectively8m
4.3 Monitoring the effectiveness of cleaning6m
4.4 Cleaning hard to kill pathogens: C. difficile and Norovirus3m
1 reading
Module Evaluation10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz28m
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Top reviews from Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes

By MCApr 18th 2017

Great course! Very well planned and delivered. I really appreciated the effort University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill had put into it. Thank you!

By TGSep 13th 2016

A great course with tons of information. I love how they make their video's, you can't help but want to learn.

Instructor

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Evelyn Cook

Associate Director
North Carolina Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE)

About The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is known around the world for innovative teaching and research. Regularly ranked as the nation’s best value for academic quality, UNC has produced the most Rhodes Scholars for the past 25 years among U.S. public research universities....

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