New York State Mandated Infection Control Online Course

New York State Mandated Infection Control Online Course

New York State Department of Health Approved Provider: TP02052

new york state mandated infection controlContact Hours: 3 (Mandatory)
Curriculum: Click Here
Certificate: Printable (PDF) | Certificate Validity: 4 Years
NYDOH Provider ID: TP02052
Approved For: All New York Healthcare Professionals

New York State Mandated Infection Control Online Course Provided by Biologix Solutions LLC is Approved For: For Physicians, Resident Physicians, Registered Nurses (RN), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Podiatrists, Registered Physician Assistants, Special Assistants, Optometrists, Medical Students, and Physician Assistant Students. Eligible Groups (Employees, Credentialed/Affiliated Professionals, and Community based Providers.)

This online training module has been developed to provide the most current information on infection control and barrier precautions practices and principles in healthcare settings to minimize the transmission of healthcare associated infections. This training enables New York State-licensed health professionals to fulfill their requirement for mandatory infection control training as specified in Chapter 786 of the Laws of 1992 of New York State.

Mandatory Infection Control Training Requirements for New York State Healthcare Providers : Health professionals are required to attest infection control and barrier precautions training completion certificate on license renewal and provide a copy of their certificate to the person(s) who maintain their credentialing documentation. Independent Physicians and Physician Assistants whose professional credentials are not maintained by employer must submit a copy of their certificate by mail to the New York State Department of Health.

New York State Mandated Infection Control Online Course Covers Following Six Core Elements in Depth:

  • Element I: Responsibility to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control and to monitor the performance of those for whom the professional is responsible.
  • Element II: Modes and mechanisms of transmission of pathogenic organisms in the healthcare setting and strategies for prevention and control.
  • Element III: Use of engineering and work practice controls to reduce the opportunity for patient and healthcare worker exposure to contact with potentially infectious material in all healthcare settings for bloodborne pathogens.
  • Element IV: Selection and use of barriers and/or personal protective equipment for preventing patient and healthcare worker contact with potentially infectious material.
  • Element V: Creation and maintenance of a safe environment for patient care in all healthcare settings through application of infection control principles and practices for cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization.
  • Element VI: Prevention and management of infectious or communicable diseases in healthcare workers.