Pandemic Infection Control

This course is designed to help health care providers identify the mechanisms by which infectious diseases may be transmitted and what preventative measures are needed to take to avoid a pandemic illness.

Target Audience

Advanced Practice RN, Audiologist, Certified Nursing Assistant, Clinical Lab Personnel, Dental Hygienist, Dentist, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Doctor, Mental Health Professionals, Nutrition Counselor, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse, Respiratory Therapist, Speech-Language Pathologist

Learning Objectives

  • Define infection control. 
  • Identify and explain the mechanisms by which infectious diseases may be transmitted to and among humans and be able to give examples of each. 
  • Describe preventative measures to avoid a pandemic illness.  
  • Describe differences in the transmission of diseases between people groups, based on age, health status, and location. 
  • Identify effective methods of hand hygiene to reduce the spread of pathogens in health care settings. 
  • Examine the differences in effective infection control measures under normal circumstances versus during a pandemic. 

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 Contact hours
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Jaimini Patel, RPH, PHD, MBA

AchieveCE is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. GNA Approved Provider Number is 4003268.

Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 Contact hours


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