The increased use of health care facilities and the growing virulence of certain viruses and microbes have led to an increase in outbreaks of infectious disease. This online training course, developed in collaboration with recognized hygiene and sanitation professionals in health care settings, describes the correct techniques and practices to implement to limit the risk of infection transmission, thus playing an important role in the health and safety of workers, patients and visitors.
It covers the cleaning of waiting rooms, hallways, patient rooms and washrooms.
More specifically, it outlines the elements to take into account before starting cleaning work, such as attire and the tools and products to include on the employee’s cart. It provides several technical tips to ensure proper cleaning and disinfection. Following this online course, participants will be familiar with the various factors that impact their work, such as chemical action, mechanical action, temperature and duration.
This hygiene and sanitation course also identifies certain characteristics that sanitation workers must be familiar with to ensure proper disinfection, as well to as protect themselves. Participants will be able to differentiate between low and high potential contamination surfaces and apply cleaning procedures accordingly.