Producer: IlluminAge Communication Partners
Release Date: 2008
Item Code: BTC8
Format: DVD
Running Time: 28 minutes

Break the Chain 2008

Break the Chain 2008 has the latest infection control updates and safety precautions all levels of staff should know about, including information on VRE, C-Difficile, Norovirus, and two types of MRSA. It explains the chain of infection, how bloodborne, airborne, droplet, and contact infections spread, and gives symptoms and facts about:

  • HIV
  • HCV
  • HBV
  • MRSA (hospital- and community-acquired)
  • Scabies
  • C-Difficile
  • VRE
  • Norovirus

The video also covers 6 ways to take an active role in preventing the spread of infection, demonstrates proper hand washing, looks at the benefits of alcohol gels, identifies the safe nail length for caregiver staff, and shows the proper use and disposal of personal protective equipment. The package includes a 15-page Presenter’s Guide with training goals, sample lesson plan, personal/team assessment sheet, post-test, and reproducible handouts.

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