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Infection control strategies to protect healthcare workers from occupational exposures to infectious diseases

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65 SREstimated Price

SCHSSaudi Commission for Health Specialties

5 continuing medical education hours

ACA-20240001428

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Introduction

we identified a learning gap among participants inInfection control strategies to protect healthcare workers from occupational exposures to infectious diseases Learners may lack understanding of the various types of occupational exposures beyond common ones like needlestick injuries 

  • Learners may not be aware of all the vaccines recommended for healthcare workers or the rationale behind each vaccination.
  • Learners may not be aware of all the vaccines recommended for healthcare workers or the rationale behind each vaccination. 
  • Learners may lack understanding of the potential side effects and complications associated with exposure to bloodborne pathogens or surgical procedures

Objectives

  • Understand the concept of occupational exposure in healthcare settings.
  • Identify different types of occupational exposures such as bloodborne pathogens, sharps injuries, chemical exposures, and airborne infections.
  • Identify common healthcare-associated infections and their prevention strategies.
  • Learn about the recommended schedule for vaccinations and potential contraindications.
  • Learn safe handling techniques for sharp instruments and devices.
  • Understand the potential side effects and complications following exposure to bloodborne pathogens or surgical procedures.

Outcomes

By the end of this event, the learners will be able to Define occupational exposure in healthcare settings.

  • Identify different types of occupational exposures (e.g., bloodborne pathogens, sharps injuries, chemical exposures, airborne infections)
  • Identify common healthcare-associated infections and their modes of transmission.
  • Explain the importance of vaccination in preventing infectious diseases.
  • Demonstrate safe handling techniques for sharp instruments and devices

Target Audience

All professions Medicals

Trainers

  • Marwa Salah Ahmed Osman

    Laboratory Science

    Microbiology Laboratory