Intro to infection control


The following concepts will be presented: microorganisms, categories of microorganisms, pathogens vs. nonpathogens, conditions needed to promote microorganism growth, terminology, and chain of infection.

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Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (5)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • students will recall the 3 main catagories of microorganisms that cause disease
  • students will list the 6 links in the chain of infection and will site examples of how infections are transmitted
  • students will list the conditions needed for growth
  • students will understand and use the proper medical terminology related to infection control

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