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138 Workplace Hygiene and Illness Prevention
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This course focuses on what employees need to know to stay healthy in the workplace. Topics covered by the course include, workplace hygiene and housekeeping, contagious diseases, and disease prevention. Emphasis is given to how to prevent the spread of communicable diseases, including COVID-19. Students will learn how to effectively prevent the spread of diseases, like COVID-19, and stay healthy!

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to:
ID Objective
TO 1.0 Achieve a minimum score of 70% on the final course assessment.
LO 1.1.1 Define "hand hygiene," and describe the steps in properly washing your hands.
LO 1.1.2 Discuss the proper use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
LO 1.1.3 Describe best practices to help stop the spread of germs and keep yourself and others from getting infected.
LO 1.2.1 Define "pathogens" and how they attack a human host.
LO 1.2.2 Give examples of infectious diseases caused by pathogens.
LO 1.2.3 Defiine and contrast communicable and non-communicable diseases.
LO 1.2.4 Describe how pathogens can be directly or indirectly transmitted.
LO 1.2.5 List and describe common infectious diseases and their common signs and symptoms.
LO 1.2.6 List the symptoms that indicate you should seek medical attention.
LO 1.3.1 Describe the primary methods of disease prevention.
LO 1.3.2 Discuss how effective vaccines can help build the body's immunity to a disease.
LO 1.3.3 Discuss healthy practices that help prevent the spread of infectious diseases in the workplace.

Key: Terminal Objective (TO), Learning Objective (LO)