REA 1-Day Course
Infection Prevention and Control Practices for Construction and Maintenance in Health Care Facilities
This course has been designed to familiarize participants with infection risks to patients and care workers associated with construction and maintenance operations in health care facilities, and to help participants develop an understanding of current best practices for prevention of infection by airborne and waterborne microbes in association with construction and maintenance activities. Course topics include: discussion on two common airborne and waterborne disease causing agents in the health care environment: Aspergillus and Legionella; the evolution of best practice standards for nosocomial infection prevention and control; a detailed examination of the latest version of CSA Z317; and a review of actual cases involving outbreaks in health care facilities.
How can I benefit from this course?
You will gain knowledge:
To familiarize you with infection risks to patients, residents and workers associated with construction and maintenance operations in health care facilities
To develop understanding of current best practices for prevention of infection by airborne and waterborne microbes in association with construction, maintenance, and building operations
To develop specific understanding of requirements of CSA Standard Z317.13-17 that are relevant to contractors performing work in health care facilities
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Is this course for me?
This course may be suitable to anyone involved in construction and maintenance activities in the health care environment, including: facilities/plant managers, project managers, engineering staff, and infection control professionals.
Cost (See Terms & Conditions)
Public: $799.00 Plus Tax
In-House: $599.00 Plus Tax - Please contact us