Module 3
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Theses videos are part of CDC’s Project Firstline. Project Firstline is a collaborative of diverse healthcare and public health partners that have come together to provide foundational knowledge about infection control to anyone working in a healthcare facility. To stop the spread of infectious disease threats, it’s important not only to have this foundational knowledge, but to understand and be ready to implement infection control protocols and procedures throughout the workday, including during every patient care activity and healthcare interaction

Episode 9

Learning Objectives:

•Define PPE and describe two (2) functions of PPE in healthcare.

•Explain how implementing effective infection prevention and control actions will improve your contribution as a team member.

 

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Episode 10

Learning objectives:

•Describe three (3) steps in the eye system

•Discuss one (1) reason that eye protection is recommended for COVID-19

•Explain how implementing effective infection prevention and control actions will improve your contribution as a team member.

This session describes why eye protection is recommended for COVID-19. The eyes are another way that virus can enter the body. The session also explains how the anatomy of the eye can be an entry point for respiratory droplets.

Episode 11

Learning objectives:

•Describe two (2) ways that wearing gloves is important for infection control.

•Discuss three (3) reasons why double-gloving is not recommended for routine care.

•Explain how implementing effective infection prevention and control actions will improve your contribution as a team member

 

This session explains why using gloves correctly is important for reducing the spread of infectious diseases, including COVID-19. When you use and remove your gloves correctly, they protect you and keep you from accidentally spreading germs in your work environment.

Episode 12

Learning objectives:

•Describe two (2) ways that gowns are important for infection control.

•Discuss two (2) reasons why wearing more than one gown at once is not recommended for routine care.

•Explain how implementing effective infection prevention and control actions will improve your contribution as a team member

 

This session addresses how using gowns correctly is important for reducing the spread of infectious diseases, including COVID-19. When you use and remove your gown correctly, it protects you and keeps you from accidentally spreading germs in your work environment.