Infection/Hazard Control

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
MED
138
2
0
0
2
Prerequisite:

None

Corequisite:

None

This course introduces the student to infection and hazard control procedures necessary for the healthcare worker. Topics include introduction to microbiology, practical infection control, sterilization and monitoring, chemical disinfectants, aseptic technique, infectious diseases, OSH standards, and applicable North Carolina laws. Upon completion, students should be able to: understand infectious diseases, disease transmission, infection control procedures, biohazard management, OSH standards, and applicable North Carolina laws.