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Infectious Waste and Decontamination


Infectious Waste and Decontamination

CE/CME Offered:

No CE/CME Credit Available

Member Price: $35.00
Non-Member Price: $70.00

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Length: 40 Minutes

The course provides an overview of infectious waste and regulations that govern the storage, transportation and disposal of infectious waste. It details contamination procedures and protection against exposure. The intended audience is home health and hospice aides and all home care and hospice clinical care providers. This course meets the home health and hospice aide requirements from CMS for 12 clock hours of education per year.


  • Define infectious waste
  • List common types of infectious waste
  • Discuss storage, transportation, treatment and disposal of infectious waste
  • Discuss decontamination procedures and protection against exposure
Subject Matter Expert:



Planners: Patricia Jaime, LMSW, Sandra Doolittle, MSW, Deborah Scholl, RN BSN, MSM and Peggy Patton, RN MHCL, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Subject Matter Expert: TBD


In order to complete this online activity, participants must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. You will have access to the course for 90 days from the date of purchase.

This TCG CHEX eLearning course is being provided through NHPCO’s collaboration with The Corridor Group, Inc.

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Course Review Date: 7/23/2015

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