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Infections Control: New Era Challenges


Introducción:
El módulo de INFECTIONS CONTROL: NEW ERA CHALLENGES, está por el Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) para la certificación profesional del  Farmacéutico y Técnico de Farmacia. El mismo es equivalente a  3 horas contacto crédito. Este módulo capacita al lector sobre los diferentes mecanismos y medidas de prevención que debe llevar a cabo para el control de infecciones durante el manejo de ciertas condiciones patológicas. Se requiere una puntuación de (70) por ciento o más para registrar el crédito correspondiente al módulo de la educación continua correspondiente.
 
La Junta de Farmacia de Puerto Rico aprobó mediante Resolución 2015-982 permitir al farmacéutico hasta un máximo de (25) horas contacto de capacitación a través de educación continua a distancia. Las restantes (10) horas contacto tendrán que ser presenciales. El Técnico de Farmacia podrá acumular un máximo de 0.9 U.E.C. (9 horas).

Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

3.00

CE Units

0.300

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The Colegio de Farmacéuticos de Puerto Rico is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

 

 

Objectives

  • Recognize the benefit to patients and healthcare workers of adhering to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection prevention and control.
  • Recognize non-specific disease findings that should prompt evaluation of healthcare workers.
  • List strategies for preventing transmission of pathogenic organisms (HIV, HCV, HBV, TB).
  • Describe specific measures to prevent transmission of bloodborne pathogens from patient to patient, healthcare worker to patient, and patient to healthcare worker.
  • Describe the circumstances that require the use of barriers and personal protective equipment to prevent patient or healthcare worker contact with potentially infectious material.
  • Identify occupational health strategies for preventing transmission of bloodborne pathogens and other communicable diseases in healthcare workers.
  • Recognize the pharmacists and pharmacy technicians responsibility to adhere to scientifically accepted infection prevention and control practices in all healthcare settings and the consequences of failing to comply.

Activity Number

0151-0000-20-002-H01-P/T 

Release Date: Apr 2, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Apr 2, 2023

CE Hours

3.00

Location

El Conquistador, Fajardo, PR