Practitioners of complementary therapies and their patients are constantly exposed to contagious diseases in a clinical setting. Uncontrolled transmission can have detrimental consequences.
Patients with chronic diseases often have parenteral lines, infusion ports, feeding tubes, catheters and ostomy bags. Therapists must be familiar with such equipment to avoid interfering with their function and to ensure safety during the treatment session. This course teaches the latest methods in the management and control of infection, and reviews the use of common medical equipment.