This hybrid competency based Micro-credential is designed to introduce learners on hand hygiene, infection control and the various personal protective equipment within the healthcare system. You will learn about the types of micro-organisms that contribute to infections and the necessary routine precautions to prevent and enhance infection control. Lastly, you will explore when to use appropriate personal protective equipment to keep you and others safe.


The required text for this course can be found by going to, clicking on the "Browse by course" drop-down list and scroll to Use Personal Protective Equipment.

Please Note: Students are not required to purchase textbooks from However, if students are purchasing textbooks from another source, they must ensure purchased textbooks are the correct edition and include any applicable software or add-ons.

Host Course Code: LAM-PSWMR0120
Host Course Name: Use Personal Protective Equipment in Care


Important Information: A component of this course is a mandatory in-person lab on Saturday October 15,2022 and Sunday October 16,2022 from 8 am - 5 pm both days. Further information will be provided in your course shell once the course begins.

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