Online Infection Prevention Training Available for Free from Carrus

Carrus’ free online infection prevention courses help healthcare professionals as they work to deter the spread of disease.

LEHI, UT, April 9, 2020Carrus is one of the nation’s most trusted online healthcare training and professional development providers. Certainly, Carrus is offering a free, accredited Certificate of Infection Control and Barrier Protection Proficiency (CICBP) course* addressing all major elements of infection prevention. The course focuses on pragmatic prevention processes in clinical healthcare environments. Although, its design is specifically for practicing Allied Health Professionals. However, it is accessible by anyone who shows interest in learning more about infection control. This free course is available until April 30, 2020.

“This crisis shines a light on the importance of healthcare workers. As such, 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.”

Above all, the need for infection prevention training is urgent. Most importantly, it’s crucial not only for healthcare workers but emergency providers, too. For example, law enforcement officers, community crisis teams, and other non-healthcare workers assisting. The CICBP accredited training course has approval for RNs, LPNs, Physicians, PAs, and other professionals. Additionally, it delivers a certificate of proficiency to all attendees.

Organizations at all levels of health and medical support focus on ensuring the delivery of the very best care for anyone affected by this health crisis. Moreover, alongside them, Carrus provides this crucial training to meet the surging industry’s needs.

The Free Online Infection Prevention 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, partners 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. Furthermore, 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 www.carruslearn.com, www.careerstep.com or 844-854-1160.

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