ERIC Number: ED236440
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Infection Control in the Long Term Care Facility.
This booklet is intended to increase the awareness of persons working in long-term care facilities regarding the danger of infectious disease and the ways in which it can be spread. Materials in this booklet include: (1) a brief discussion of historical events in the study of microorganisms; (2) information about how microorganisms cause infection and how they are transferred from one person to another; (3) suggestions for ways health care professionals can reduce the spread of infection; (4) information about handwashing, care and cleaning of equipment, antiseptics, and disinfectants; and (5) a worksheet which can be used to test the learning of the information. (DC)
Descriptors: Communicable Diseases, Disease Control, Health Personnel, Inservice Education, Instructional Materials, Postsecondary Education, Residential Institutions, Sanitation
Vocational Education Services, 840 State Road 46 Bypass, Room 111, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Indiana State Board of Vocational and Technical Education, Indianapolis.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Vocational Education Services.
Identifiers: Long Term Care Facilities; Microorganisms; PF Project