Excel Academy - Enriching Lives by Enabling Potential - T: (780) 441-7999, 10766 97 Street, Edmonton, AB T5H 4R2

Routine Practices and Additional Precautions (formerly Infection Prevention & Control)

This three hour certificate course introduces learners to the basic concepts of communicable disease and the role of the health care provider in infection prevention and control.


  • Learn how to identify high risk areas and scenarios
  • Participate in activities which practice standard accepted universal precautions (proper glove and gown use, barrier devices, hand washing and bed making procedures and sterilization and cleaning techniques
  • Learn key terminology associated with Infection Prevention & Control
  • Introduction to Micro-Organisms and Blood-Borne Pathogens
  • The Chain of Infection
  • Infection Prevention and Control Practices (as outlined by Alberta Health Services)
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Common Infectious Diseases in the Health Care Setting
  • Outbreak Procedures Home Management and Infection Prevention and Control

Cost: $30.00