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AUD14

2020 Hindsight: Key Infection Control Lessons Learned from COVID-19

  • Audiology
  • General Lecture

Friday, November 11, 2022

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Boca Raton Grand G-H
CEU Hours:   0.100

Session Description

Infection control is a standard of health care and COVID-19 served as a reminder of its relevance in routine patient care. While the pandemic impacted clinical practice in ways previously not experienced, it also exposed weaknesses in fundamental infection control protocols and policies. This presentation will review fundamental infection control principles within the context of the medical audiology environment as it related to lessons learned from COVD-19.

Planned Learning Objectives:
The objectives of this course will review the following:
• General modes of disease transmission with an emphasis on droplet transmission
• Key considerations regarding PPE
• Appreciation of infection control policy requirements mandated by OSHA

Session Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to • Explain droplet transmission • Identify audiology procedures warranting use of a respirator mask • List two requirements of OSHA’s mandated exposure control plan