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An Overview of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Settings (WEB19971)

Presenter(s): Kim Delahanty, BSN, PHN, MBA/HCM, CIC, FAPIC
Course Description

As illustrated by the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, audiologists and speech-language pathologists need to be informed about and implement appropriate infection control practices regardless of their practice setting. This course describes the fundamentals of health care epidemiology and infection control, including pathogen transmission, outbreak management, occupational health management, prevention, and management of various infections.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • identify the need for basic infection prevention strategies in audiology and SLP practice
  • develop a risk assessment to identify infection prevention strategies relevant to your practice
  • describe the infection prevention strategies that are standards of care in SLP and audiology practice

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Related Courses

This course is part of Key Courses on SLP Practice During the Pandemic.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): WEB19971
Available Through: April 24, 2025