Preventing Disease Transmission - Online Only

Preventing Disease Transmission - Online Only

The Canadian Red Cross Preventing Disease Transmission (PDT) online course is designed to help organizations meet public health guidelines, and is suitable to all audiences, including those who work in front-line service delivery, retail, community and social services, and those who work with vulnerable populations.

This course focuses primarily on understanding how infection occurs and how participants can use personal protective equipment (PPE) and good prevention of disease transmission practices to reduce their risk of infection.

This course has been developed with the latest in evidence-based science from World Health Organization, Public Health Authority of Canada, and the Center for Evidence Based Practise with whom the International Red Cross/Red Crescent works closely.

Full Course Length 1 hours

Course Details

Topics Covered

Preventing Disease Transmission includes:

  • How infection occurs and how it is spread
  • Proper handwashing techniques
  • Personal Protective Equipment – proper use, removal and disposal

Certification

Successful course participants earn three-year certification in Preventing Disease Transmission.

Training Schedules & Locations
There are no certification classes at this time. Please check back.

Materials

Emergency First Aid & CPR Manual
A virtual first aid manual is included. Hard copy first aid training manuals are available for an additional $10.00. You can purchase them on the day of your first aid course.

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Who should take this course?

  • All audiences
  • front-line service delivery
  • retail
  • community and social services
  • those who work with vulnerable populations

Looking for a group class?

If you have a group of people and would like us to come to you to teach a
Preventing Disease Transmission - Online Only course, we offer this course in the following locations:

Victoria | Langford | Esquimalt | Sooke | Cobble Hill | Mill Bay | Duncan | Lake Cowichan | Cedar | Ladysmith | Nanaimo | Parksville | Qualicum Beach | Port Alberni | Coombs | Parksville | Campbell River | Saltspring Island | Pender Island | Powell River | Gabriola Isand | Burnaby | Coquitlam | Delta | Langley | Maple Ridge | New Westminster | North Vancouver | Pitt Meadows | Port Moody | Richmond | Surrey | Vancouver | West Vancouver | White Rock | Langley |

Give us a call at 1.866.282.5378, or send us an email at to arrange a group course.

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