Learning Objectives

At the end of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe how exposure to healthcare creates risk for patients.
  • Outline the functions of a healthcare (hospital) epidemiologist.
  • List the essential skills needed for healthcare epidemiology.
  • Assess when to involve Infection Prevention and Control.
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Original Author:

Sarah Haessler, MD
Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
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Original Author:

Cassandra Salgado, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
No relevant financial disclosures

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