Infectious Diseases II – Infection Control
The following course is the second in a series of four lectures covering infectious diseases and presents an overview of how to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases. The course will begin by describing the risk of, and basic steps involved in, contracting an infectious disease while on the job. Next, organizations that participate in infection control will be identified. After that, essential features of on-the-job infection control will be detailed. In addition, the basic components of the response to an on-the-job infectious exposure will be listed. The course will conclude by detailing key elements of disease prevention.