Infection Control and Prevention EPIMN Module 4
ASPR TRACIE. (2019). Infection Control and Prevention EPIMN Module 4.
This module focuses on infection control and prevention for emergency situations. It defines communicable diseases and offers examples, identifies risk factors for contracting a communicable disease, and lists protocols to prevent exposure risk. The module addresses safety measures to protect staff, including the use of standard precautions and personal protective equipment. It lists symptoms often associated with communicable diseases, possible modes of transmission, and reportable disease procedures. Additionally, it provides specific details on dealing with Ebola virus disease and other special pathogens, including a description of the tiered, national system created for the management of confirmed patients