A pandemic occurs when a virus, like the coronavirus (COVID-19) or the H1N1 virus, starts spreading worldwide or across a large number of international borders. Pandemics can result in fatalities and major disruptions of society, but their effects can be mitigated. That is why companies, governments and citizens around the world are undertaking preparations to delay viral spread.
This course provides learners with basic information about handwashing as it relates to infection control principles. This course is intended for all healthcare workers.