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Infection Control - Improving Hand Hygiene

$10.00 [2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours]

Course Number: #09-443

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CEU Course Description

Health-care-associated infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality among hospitalized patients worldwide.  This CEU course provides nurses with information to help reduce health-care-associated infections, including infections due to antibiotic-resistant organisms, by improving hand hygiene practices and use of gloves.

 CEU Course Objectives

  1. Enumerate the components of the hand hygiene intervention package and the critical aspects of a multidimensional hand hygiene program.
  2. Investigate how transmission of health-care-associated pathogens most often occurs.
  3. Identify when nurses should wear gloves according to recommendations listed in the CDC's Standard Precautions.
  4. Describe the actions required for competent handwashing.
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Board Approval Status

Certified Nursing Assistant

State Board Approval
Alabama YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Alaska YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Arizona YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Arkansas YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
California YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Colorado YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Connecticut YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Delaware YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
District of Columbia YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Florida YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Georgia YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Hawaii YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Idaho YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Illinois YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Indiana YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Iowa YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Kansas YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Kentucky YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Louisiana YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Maine YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Maryland YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Massachusetts YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Michigan YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Minnesota YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Mississippi YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Missouri YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Montana YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Nebraska YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Nevada YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
New Hampshire YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
New Jersey YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
New Mexico YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
New York YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
North Carolina YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
North Dakota YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Ohio YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Oklahoma YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Oregon YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Pennsylvania YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Rhode Island YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
South Carolina YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
South Dakota YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Tennessee YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Texas YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Utah YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Vermont YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Virginia YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Washington YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
West Virginia YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Wisconsin YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Wyoming YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)

LPN/LVN

State Board Approval
Alabama YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Alaska YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Arizona YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Arkansas YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
California YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Colorado YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Connecticut YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Delaware YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
District of Columbia YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Florida YES! Florida Board of Nursing (Provider #50-19141)
Georgia YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Hawaii We recommend you check with your board to see if they will accept our California or Florida board of nursing approvals.
Idaho YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Illinois YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Indiana YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Iowa YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Kansas YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Kentucky YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Louisiana YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Maine YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Maryland YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Massachusetts YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Michigan YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Minnesota YES! The Minnesota Board does not pre-approve continuing education. Nurses would need to check with the board for continuing education requirements. CheapNursing CEUs has reviewed the requirements and believe our courses would be accepted for your renewal. (https://mn.gov/boards/nursing/licensure/continuing-ed/)
Mississippi YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Missouri YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Montana YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Nebraska YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Nevada YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
New Hampshire YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
New Jersey YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
New Mexico YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
New York YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
North Carolina YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
North Dakota YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Ohio YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Oklahoma YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Oregon YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Pennsylvania YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Rhode Island YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
South Carolina YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
South Dakota YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Tennessee YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Texas YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Utah YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Vermont YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Virginia YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Washington YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
West Virginia YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Wisconsin YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Wyoming YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)

Registered Nurse

State Board Approval
Alabama YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Alaska YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Arizona YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Arkansas YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
California YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Colorado YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Connecticut YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Delaware YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
District of Columbia YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Florida YES! Florida Board of Nursing (Provider #50-19141)
Georgia YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Hawaii We recommend you check with your board to see if they will accept our California or Florida board of nursing approvals.
Idaho YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Illinois YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Indiana YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Iowa YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Kansas YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Kentucky YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Louisiana YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Maine YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Maryland YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Massachusetts YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Michigan YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Minnesota YES! The Minnesota Board does not pre-approve continuing education. Nurses would need to check with the board for continuing education requirements. CheapNursing CEUs has reviewed the requirements and believe our courses would be accepted for your renewal. (https://mn.gov/boards/nursing/licensure/continuing-ed/)
Mississippi YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Missouri YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Montana YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Nebraska YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Nevada YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
New Hampshire YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
New Jersey YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
New Mexico YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
New York YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
North Carolina YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
North Dakota YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Ohio YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Oklahoma YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Oregon YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Pennsylvania YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Rhode Island YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
South Carolina YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
South Dakota YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Tennessee YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Texas YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Utah YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Vermont YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Virginia YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Washington YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
West Virginia YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Wisconsin YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)
Wyoming YES! California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#16757)

The board approval status information is provided based on our current understanding of the licensing agencies. Please note that it is the responsibility of each licensee to verify acceptance of our courses with their licensing agency.

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