DAIL 104: Universal Precautions

a warning sign to wear personal protective equipment

According to the Centers for Disease Control, Standard Precautions are the minimum infection prevention practices that apply to all patient care, regardless of suspected or confirmed infection status of the patient, in any setting where health care is delivered. These practices are designed to both protect the people providing care, and prevent the spread of infection.

*Source: https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/infectioncontrol/summary-infection-prevention-practices/standard-precautions.html

This course is designed to provide an overview of the basics of universal precautions, when they are used, and how they are used.  


Course Length: This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

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