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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Personal Protective Equipment: Definition & Examples
Course SummaryIn this online nursing course, you'll find a collection of simple and expertly taught lessons on the basics of nursing hygiene. The course can help you improve your nursing hygiene skills, study for nursing exams or simply learn about essential concepts in nursing hygiene training.
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About This Course
Lessons included in this course can help enhance your understanding of nursing hygiene. Begin by exploring the basics, like the the different types of contamination and proper sterilization procedures. The move on to more advanced topics such as parenteral nutrition and treating HIV. The instructors in this course have put together this course filled with resources that are designed to help you retain information in an efficient and effective manner. You'll find video lessons, transcripts, brief quizzes and even a final exam.
There are many people who could benefit from the chapters in this course.
- Nursing professionals who need to brush up on nursing hygiene can benefit from this course because it allows them to refine their skills or possibly even be used towards continuing education credit.
- Nursing students can use this course to help prepare for a big test or improve their grades in nursing school.
- Teachers can use this course to develop lesson plans or assign the lessons and quizzes to students for classwork or homework.
- Casual learners can benefit from these informative lessons as a means of getting up-to-date on key health and hygiene concerns.
- Equipment that is used to protect nurses and patients
- How to create a sterile environment to lower risk of infection and spread of disease
- Types of blood borne pathogens and how they are spread
- Different types of contamination such as biological, chemical and air contamination
- How to properly dispose of hazardous waste
- Parenteral nutrition
- Ways to treat HIV in patients
- Canker sore causes and treatment
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