Learn About Infection Control in Health Care
Infection control is more than just policies and procedures, it’s an essential part of caring for and protecting patients. When you can understand and apply infection control actions consistently and confidently – every person, every action, every day – it saves lives.
Learn to recognize infection risks – and take action to protect your patients and yourself, no matter the situation.
No two days are the same in health care but caring for and protecting patients is always the top priority. This includes protecting patients from getting infections while they are receiving care. With a foundational knowledge about germ spread and the “why” behind infection control, you can recognize infection risks and make the right decisions to prevent people from getting sick, regardless of what the day brings.
Explore Project Firstline’s educational content and resources to learn more about where germs live in healthcare settings and how to recognize the risk for them to spread – which is the first step in understanding when to take action to protect your patients and yourself from infections.
Learn to recognize the potential for germs to spread and cause infection in health care so you can prevent it from happening.
Learn where germs live in health care and the pathways for them to spread and make people sick.