By the end of this course, the learner will be able to: (1) Identify the most common infectious agents and their main characteristics: bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. (2) Recognized signs and symptoms of infection in older adults and some of the common infections. (3) Describe how antibiotics work, appropriate usage, dosage, storage and complications. (4) Identify the challenges associated with infection control in assisted living and tips for infection prevention and precaution.
This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.5 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #20220718-1.50-A76238-DL. This course applies to the following professions:
- Nursing Home Administrators (all states)
- Residential Care/Assisted Living Administrators (most states)
Learners must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.
States that do not accept NAB/NCERS approval for assisted living include California, District of Columbia, Maryland, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Washington. It is your responsibility to verify that your state board will accept continuing education credits approved by NAB. If you are a California RCFE Administrator, you can access our CA RCFE Administrator CEU catalog.