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Chain of Infection Basics

  • Course Description This course, provided by the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), explains the chain of infection and how proper cleaning and disinfection practices along with other mitigation strategies can break that chain. Prevention of infectious diseases like Influenza, RSV, COVID-19, and others in the workplace is critically important to business continuity and reduction in absenteeism. Other topics discussed in this course include risk assessment, the hierarchy of controls, and personal protective equipment or PPE.

    Course Lessons Include:
    The Chain of Infection, Breaking the Chain of Infection, How Germs and Bacteria Spread Price $30 Member Price
    $50 Non-Member Price
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  • Who Should Enroll Any professional interested in learning the unique procedures for breaking the chain of infection.Course Objectives
    • Learn the six steps of the chain of infection
    • Know the requirements for bacteria to grow
    • How germs spread
    • Cleaning protocol to inhibit the spread of germs and bacteria
    • Medical procedures to help stop the spread of infection
    • What you should know if you are sick
    Course Length19 minutes