Inside Infection Control

Covered Topics

  • The concept of infection control
  • The basic science of viruses
  • Respiratory droplet transmission
  • Contact and fomite transmission

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate at least one primary goal of infection control
  • Differentiate one core difference between SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19
  • Identify, and explain to others, the three main parts of a virus
  • Describe three steps showing how viruses use of the cells of living things to make more copies of themselves
  • Explain one reason why infection control actions focus on keeping respiratory droplets out of the air and away from other people
  • Describe one characteristic of respiratory droplets
  • Understand one primary way that SARS-CoV-2 moves between people
  • Describe two ways viruses can spread from surfaces to people
  • Explain one reason why good hand hygiene and environmental cleaning are important to keep germs from spreading in healthcare

Inside Infection Control Participant Booklet

Inside Infection Control