Prevention Of Nosocomial Infections And Risk Factors And Methods Of Prevention
Class Description: The course will provide the students with a solid foundation in understanding the concepts of prevention of the nosocomial infections; including the risk factors and methods of prevention and will be able to employ the knowledge in the clinical setting.
Upon completion of the class the students will be able to:
• Describe nosocomial infections, including its etiology, risk factors, methods of prevention, and the principles of antibiotic stewardship.
• Discuss the common clinical manifestations and treatment plan for the patients with nosocomial infections in the clinical setting.
• Demonstrate the techniques of prevention of nosocomial infections such as hand washing.
• Perform appropriate behaviors required to prevent nosocomial infections.
• Integrate the knowledge to plan nursing care for patients at risk for nosocomial infections.
Teaching Strategies: A teaching strategy is an instructor’s plan for what he/she will say and do to enable and empower the student to learn. Classical teaching strategies view learning as merely the transmission of information from the teacher to the student. The teaching/learning strategies are divided into active and passive teaching/learning strategies.
Passive Teaching/Learning Strategies: Passive teaching/learning is a traditional instructional style that involves teachers lecturing and students taking notes. The primary activity of…