medical students in saudi arabia

hand hygiene in infection prevention hand hygiene and Techniques

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SCHSSaudi Commission for Health Specialties

3 continuing medical education hours


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Welcome to "Mastering Hand Hygiene Techniques for Infection Prevention" – an essential course designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively combat the spread of infectious diseases through proper hand hygiene practices. In today's world, where global health concerns loom large, understanding the fundamentals of hand hygiene has never been more crucial. Whether you're a healthcare professional, caregiver, or simply someone eager to protect yourself and those around you, this course is your gateway to becoming a proficient guardian against harmful pathogens. Throughout this course, we will delve deep into the science behind hand hygiene, exploring its significance in preventing infections and maintaining public health. From the basics of handwashing to advanced techniques tailored for specific environments, each lesson will provide you with practical insights and actionable strategies to elevate your hand hygiene practices. Join us on this educational journey as we navigate the intricacies of hand hygiene, empowering you to master the art of infection prevention one handwash at a time. Together, let's take proactive steps towards building a healthier, safer future for ourselves and our communities.


  • Define hand hygiene and its significance in infection prevention and control.
  • Explain the role of hand hygiene in reducing the transmission of pathogens in healthcare settings.
  • Describe the microbiological composition of hands, including transient and resident flora.
  • Identify common bacterial, viral, and fungal pathogens associated with healthcare-associated infections.
  • Define healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and their prevalence in healthcare settings.
  • Demonstrate the correct steps for handwashing with soap and water according to WHO or CDC guidelines.
  • Describe different approaches for assessing hand hygiene compliance, including direct observation, electronic monitoring systems, and self-reporting.


By achieving these outcomes, participants will not only enhance their personal health and well-being but also contribute to the collective effort to combat infectious diseases and create healthier, safer environments for everyone.

Target Audience

All professions Medicals


  • Marwa Salah Ahmed Osman

    Laboratory Science

    Microbiology Laboratory