Description: This course will provide skill in use of surveillance techniques for HAIs, concepts of asepsis, disinfection and sterilization evaluation. Students will have opportunities to work through real-life experiences in infection control, including communicable disease exposures, outbreak investigation, biodisaster exercises, risk assessment in the healthcare setting and infections in special populations.
Course Goals: Course Goals:
1. Expose students to knowledge necessary to work in healthcare infection prevention and control.
2. Allow students to develop marketable skills essential to infection preventionists.