Applying High Reliability Principles to Infection Prevention and Control in Long Term Care

Free Online Learning Module

Do you work in a nursing home, assisted living facility or related health care setting? View this easy-to-use, engaging e-learning tool designed for staff across all levels and disciplines. You will learn:

  • How to apply high reliability principles to preventing and controlling infections in Long Term Care
  • How each person's role contributes to high reliability
  • From scenarios that illustrate the application of these principles
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