Snohomish County EMS/TC Council
Designated Infection Control Officer: Basic and Advanced
Updated On: Sep 26, 2019

October 24-25, 2019

Two Day | Basic Designated Infection Control Officer Training Course

Cost: $395

Two-day course is designed to prepare the Infection Control Officer to fully meet the requirements for the position established under NFPA 1581, OSHA and the Ryan White Law. The Ryan White Law states that each fire, EMS and law enforcement agency must have a designated officer to manage exposure issues for the department. Understanding this role and the many aspects of this job is important to assist with department risk management and department member advocacy. 

The Training program will lay out the various laws and regulations that must be taken into account to establish a comprehensive program. In addition, partcipants will learn the core regulations that must be taken into account to establist a conprehensive program, and participants will learn the core components of an effective post-exposure management program.

The roles and responsibilities along with a job description are presented. Step-by-step program formulation is presented to enable the course participant to return to his/her workplace and set up a working program. A well trained designated officer will be an effective advocate for both the members of the departments as well as the administration.

One Day | Advanced Infection Control Officer Training Course

October 23rd, 2019

Cost: $295

One day seminar format course is designed to build on the information taught in the Basic course. Attendees will problem solve program implementation. Receive updates on disease, legal issues, and review multidrug resistant organisms, MRSA, VRE, C-diff, H1N1, Norovirus, MERS, Ebola, and Zika. Additional information on specific protection precautions and post-exposure care.

**Please Note: After completing the Basic Designated Infection Control Officer Training Course and Infection Control officer must wait 3 months before completing the Advanced Designated Infection Control Officer Training Course.

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