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Infection Control: Strategies for Protection and Prevention in the Dispensing Workplace

Course: #33509Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Aug 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

The services of a dispensing practice are sought out by patients who range in age, socioeconomic status, health condition and many other factors that can directly impacttheir health and that of those around them. It is imperative that the dispensing practice ensure the safety of all involved, both patients and staff alike in the prevention of the potential transmission of disease. As new harmful microbes arise and diseases thought to be eradicated return, the dispensing practice must be diligent in practicing proper and consistent infection control. This course will focus on the risk of infection control in the dispensing workplace as well as the development and implementation of an office infection control protocol.

Preview Exam

Upcoming Live Webinars

Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: ACAud/1.0; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif SLPAB/1.0; Calif. HADB/1.0 Hearing Aid Related; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0
Under Review: AAA/0.1 Intermediate

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to identify appropriate hand-washing procedures.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to define Material Safety Data Sheet.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to identify potential modes of disease transmission.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to identify dispensing practice staff that should participate in infection control.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Modes of disease transmission
15-30 Minutes Recommended disinfection techniques and approaches
30-45 Minutes Infection prevention and materials
45-55 Minutes Infection Control Plan
55-60 Minutes Summary and Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: All presenters are audiologists with the Education & Training Department at Starkey Hearing Technologies.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Starkey in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

AudiologyOnline courses are approved for Continuing Education Points by the Australian College of Audiology. Automatic ACAud Approval Number 20000. This course is offered for 1 CEP.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)


British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.


Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board

AudiologyOnline.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 267. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for audiologists as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml


California Hearing Aid Dispensers Bureau

Course meets the qualifications for 1 hours of continuing professional development credit for hearing aid dispensers as required by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board of California.


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International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

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New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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