Infection Control Training for Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Infection Control Training for Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

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The following Infection Control Training for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) course is designed to educate HCP how to protect yourself/patients and mitigate community transmission of diseases in the United States. 

What you will learn:

  • Infection control procedures
    • Following an infection control plan
    • Adhering to standard-based precautions
    • Patient placement
    • Taking precautions when performing aerosol-generating procedures (ASGs)
    • Collecting diagnostic respiratory specimens
    • Managing visitor access
    • Implementing engineering controls
  • Caring for patients with COVID-19
    • How can you protect yourself?
    • Environmental cleaning
  • Preparing for the arrival of patients with infectious diseases
    • Patients not requiring hospitalization
    • Telemedicine
  • Evaluating persons under investigation (PUI)
    • Tips on submitting a report on a PUI
  • Protecting others by protecting yourself
    • Infection prevention and control plans
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Hospital preparedness
    • COVID-19 updates
  • Background on outpatient facilities
    • Patient placement considerations
    • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • COVID-19

Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion to verify you have finished the training. Course length: 1 hour.

The information contained in these trainings was derived from publications of OSHA, OCR, FDA, CDC, NIAID, ATSDR, HHS or WHO (Government Sourced Material). None of the planners, authors or instructors for this activity have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. The following interactive course will satisfy the annual requirement mandated on a Federal and State level. The Government Sourced Material used by AMC is available for no charge on their associated websites. The use of the Government Sourced Material by AMC does not imply endorsement or recommendation by OSHA, OCR, FDA, CDC, NIAID, ATSDR, HHS or WHO or by the United States Government, of AMC, its enterprise, its facility, its services or its products. © 2024 American Medical Compliance, no copyright claimed in Government Sourced Material. If you are not completely satisfied with this course within 30 days you will receive a full refund.