Module 5

Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Basics  

This educational activity is made up of three (3) episodes (created July 2021) designed to prepare frontline healthcare personnel and the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities from infectious disease threats, focusing on environmental cleaning and disinfection. This series of trainings is intended to present not just the recommended infection control practices, but the science and reasoning behind them. The three (3) episodes that make up this activity are as follows:

Episode 16: Cleaning? Disinfection? What's the Difference?
Episode 20: Why do Cleaning and Disinfection Matter in Healthcare?
Episode 22: Why Does Contact Time Matter for Disinfection?

Episode 16

Cleaning? Disinfection? What is the difference? 

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Episode 20

Why do cleaning and disinfection matter in healthcare? 

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Episode 22

Why does contact time matter for disinfection?

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