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Norovirus in Institutional Settings

  • : Online

Course Content

Noroviruses are the most common cause of epidemic gastroenteritis and are responsible for at least 50% of all gastroenteritis outbreaks worldwide and are a major cause of foodborne illness. Outbreaks occur in residential care facilities, hospitals, schools and child care centres.  Viral gastroenteritis is highly infectious and outbreaks can be difficult to control.

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will

  • Gain practical knowledge regarding the aetiology and transmission of the Norovirus in  the Australian  setting
  • Attain knowledge regarding the action to take should there be an outbreak of Norovirus in your workplace
  • Gain knowledge regarding the use of Standard and Additional Precautions' in the workplace
  • Understand the key steps to be adhered to in the investigative process for Norovirus Outbreak
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Title
Norovirus in Institutional Settings
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Duration
1 hour
CPD
1 hour
Price
0.00
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Depends on Membership Level
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Online
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