How Well Are You REALLY Washing Your Hands?

Course Type: Webinar
Contact Hours: 1.0

Thursday, May 9, 2019

  • Pacific: 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Mountain: 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Central: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Eastern: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Members: FREE
Nonmembers: $20

Course Description:

All nurses have had training about Standard Precautions, Universal Precautions and Hand-washing.  Unfortunately, many do not always recall the details and might not be protecting themselves and others during clinical care. All OHNS will have up-to-date knowledge about Standard/Universal Precautions and will effectively complete hand-washing at all times according to recommended standards.

Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of this session, the learner will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast the differences between Standard and Universal Precautions.
  2. Efficacy of soap and water vs alcohol-based hand rub preparations.
  3. Describe and demonstrate the best practice for effective hand-washing.

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (AAOHN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. is additionally approved as a CNE provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (#CEP9283).

Presenter Information: 

Chad Rittle DNP, MPH, RN, FAAOHN: Chad Rittle has worked as an RN for twenty years. He has taught nursing at the collegiate level for over twenty-five years, and has spent over twenty years of his professional life promoting Occupational and Environmental health. He has served as an Epidemiology Manager for a state department of health.

AAOHN Education Joint Provider:

University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering


Handouts will be available closer to the webinar date.

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