Paramedic Recert EMS Care | 23-MCIT-F3-4128 | Provider Hygiene, Safety, and Vaccinations

Paramedic Recert EMS Care | 23-MCIT-F3-4128 | Provider Hygiene, Safety, and Vaccinations  starts with the introduction to the topic.

This chapter discusses the different methods, guidelines and significance of handwashing along with alcohol based cleaners. The chapter also delves into eye and face protection followed by vaccinations for health care providers

The lessons covered are

  • Lesson 1: Always Wash Hands
  • Lesson 2: CDC Recommendations for Washing with Soap and Water
  • Lesson 3: Alcohol-Based Hand Cleaner or Sanitizer
  • Lesson 4: Eye and Face Protections
  • Lesson 5: Vaccinations for Healthcare Providers

 

Excerpt from Paramedic Recert EMS Care | 23-MCIT-F3-4128 | Provider Hygiene, Safety, and Vaccinations

The CDC and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) made rules to protect people from diseases like hepatitis B virus that can be spread through blood. Your EMS system should have the plan to give you shots to protect you. You need to keep track of when you got your shots and write it down. Here are some shots you should get:

  • Tetanus-diphtheria boosters (every ten years)
  • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine
  • Influenza vaccine (yearly)
  • HBV vaccine and, if applicable, hepatitis C screening
  • Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine or having chickenpox
  • Pertussis (whooping cough) and Staphylococcus aureus
  • Other vaccines recommended for disaster response

 

 

Core Concepts & Takeaways

  • Identify proper hand-washing techniques
  • Identify appropriate use of alcohol-based hand cleaner
  • Discuss the CDC’s recommendations for vaccines for healthcare providers
  • Assess eye safety indications and measures

Important Notes:

  • If you only want to take the online course for CME credit, you can pay here.  The fee for online-only does NOT include a skills session nor (re)certification.  You will receive a certificate for one CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  • This course is part of the Paramedic Recertification  curriculum.  If you sign up for one of those courses, you will be automatically enrolled in this course. 
  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all the lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

Course Curriculum

Paramedic Recert EMS Care | 23-MCIT-F3-4128 | Provider Hygiene, Safety, and Vaccinations

  • Lesson 0 – Introduction
    02:02
  • Lesson 1 – Always Wash Hands
    01:53
  • Lesson 2 – CDC Recommendations for Washing with Soap and Water
    02:59
  • Lesson 3 – Alcohol Based Hand Cleaner/Sanitizer
    01:57
  • Lesson 4 – Eye and Face Protections
    03:45
  • Lesson 5 – Vaccinations for Healthcare Providers
    02:48
  • Lesson 6 – Chapter Review
    04:11
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