Do you have a designated infection control officer at your organization? This course is designed to prepare the Infection Control Officer to fully meet the requirements for the position established under NFPA 1581, OSHA, and the Ryan White Law. The Ryan White Law states that each EMS, Fire, and law enforcement agency must have a designated officer and an alternate to manage exposures for the department. The course will focus on legal and clinical issues with an emphasis on the implementation of the program. Participants will have access to resources including a template for an infection control plan that can be modified for your service.
Designated Infection Control Officer Program
IS YOUR DEPARTMENT COMPLIANT WITH STATE AND FEDERAL LAW?
- Resources that the DICO can use during and after the course
- Online Forum with current and former students and infectious disease experts available during and after completion of the online program
- Meets state and federal Infection Control Officer Training
- 8 Hour CEU CAPCE Accredited
- Mobile Friendly
- Learn On The Go… Anywhere, Anytime With Our Mobile Friendly Program.
(12 month access)
MEETS NFPA 1581 REQUIREMENT
This standard provides the minimum requirements for a fire department infection control program to identify and limit the potential of an infectious exposure to fire department members during the performance of their assigned duties and within the fire department working and living environment.
Several OSHA standards and directives are directly applicable to protecting workers against the transmission of infectious agents. This program will cover important rules and regulations set forth by OSHA for workplace safety and infectious disease exposure.
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