Organism resistance to antibiotics continues to rise and poses a patient safety issue and a public health concern. Healthcare facilities are a high-risk environment for development and spread infection. A lack of adequate systems for infection prevention, control, and surveillance contributes to the development of healthcare-associated infections. This course will provide an overview of infection surveillance and its purpose, discuss the types of surveillance measures and methods and develop a surveillance plan, and review evidence-based guidelines for collecting, managing, analyzing, and reporting surveillance data.
30 minValid for 24 monthsCreated 2020-03-11Updated 2020-03-11