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Online Infection Prevention Training Available for Free from Carrus

Apr 2020

Courses are designed to help healthcare professionals as they work to deter the spread of disease

 

LEHI, UT, April 9, 2020 — Carrus, one of the nation’s most trusted online healthcare training and professional development providers, is offering a free, accredited Certificate of Infection Control and Barrier Protection Proficiency (CICBP) course* which addresses all major elements of infection prevention. The course focuses on pragmatic prevention processes in clinical healthcare environments. It is designed specifically for practicing Allied Health Professionals but can be accessed by anyone interested in learning more about infection control. 

“This crisis shines a light on the importance of healthcare workers, and it is vital they have the training they need to protect themselves and their patients,” says Misty Frost, CEO of Carrus. “We consider it a privilege to provide this timely training to learners at no cost.” 

The need for infection prevention training is urgent—not only for healthcare workers but for the emergency providers, law enforcement officers, community crisis teams, and other non-healthcare workers called upon to assist. The CICBP accredited training course is approved for RNs, LPNs, Physicians, PAs, and other professionals, and delivers a certificate of proficiency to all attendees.

Organizations at all levels of health and medical support are focusing on ensuring the delivery of the very best care for anyone affected by this health crisis. As part of that effort, Carrus is providing this crucial training to meet the surging industry need. 

Coursework covers these important topics: 

  • > Infection Control and Barrier Protection Standards
  • > Cleaning Disinfection and Sterilization (CDS)
  • > Awareness, Prevention, and Control of Infectious Disease
  • > Needle-Stick and Sharps Safety (NSS)
  • > Bloodborne Pathogens Prevention (BBP)
  • > Personal Protective Equipment in Healthcare (PPE)
  • > Hand Washing and Glove Requirements for Health and Safety
  • > Sepsis Awareness and Education
  • > CDC Guidelines Regarding COVID-19/Coronavirus


CareerStep, the Allied Health training division of Carrus, has partnered with 4Med Plus
and Instructure Canvas to host the course. To sign up for this free training, visit https://www.careerstep.com/courses/healthcare/infection-control-barrier-protection-proficiency

*The CICBP course is fully accredited for continuing education, CE/CME and credential renewal for Physicians/PAs, Nurses/RNs/LPNs, CHCIOs, CAHIMs and CPHIMs managers. The course is also approved for all NY licensed healthcare professionals by the New York State Department of Health.

 

About Carrus

Carrus delivers quality, trusted healthcare learning content, continuing education, and certification management to new learners, healthcare professionals, and institutions through an integrated technology platform that provides the most seamless healthcare learning experience possible. In 25+ years, Carrus through its CareerStep and CareerCert divisions has trained over 140,000 learners for new careers, partnered with more than 150 colleges and universities nationwide, and educated over 100,000 healthcare professionals.

More information can be found at wpstaging.carruslearn.com, www.careerstep.com or 844-854-1160.