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The Somatic Arts and Sciences Institute www.beyondmassageschool.com 3-Hours Continuing Education Lecture Notes Controlling Infectious Agents in the Massage Room Table of Contents Instructions…………………………………………………………………………………………………..……… 3 Educational Objectives……………………………………………………………………….………………….… 3 Chapter 1: Introduction to infectious agent control and modes of transmission….…………..……………….4 Chapter 2: Massage therapy in a health care setting (Universal Precautions Standards)……………..…..13 Chapter
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    The Somatic Arts and Sciences Institute www.beyondmassageschool.com 3-Hours   Continuing Education Lecture Notes   Controlling Infectious Agents in the Massage Room   2     Table of Contents  Instructions…………………………………………………………………………………………………..……… 3 Educational Objectives……………………………………………………………………….………………….… 3 Chapter 1: Introduction to infectious agent control and modes of transmission….…………..……………….4 Chapter 2: Massage therapy in a health care setting (Universal Precautions Standards)……………..…..13 Chapter 3: Bacteria……………..……………………………………………………………….…………………27   Chapter 4: Viruses …………………………………………….…………………………………………………...64 Chapter 5: Fungi ……………………………..…………………………………………………………………….93 Chapter 6: Parasites ……………………….……………………………………………………………….……128 Chapter 7: Massage Environment Hygiene………………………………………………………………….…141 Summary of Controlling Infectious Agents in the Massage Room …..……………………………………...155 Course Completion: Certificate of Completion and Transcript…………………………………………….…156 Course Evaluation and Errata.………………………………………………………………….……….………157 Help and Technical Support Line……………………………………………………………………….….……157 Bibliography (Sources)…………………………………………………………………………………………...158   3 Controlling Infectious Agents in the Massage Room   Instructions Read the lecture notes. Take the quiz on our website when you feel ready. You can pay for the certificate of completion and transcript by clicking the blue button underneath the quiz on the website. If you are reading this on a mobile device (Kindle, Nook, cellphone or tablet) you may need to download the FREE Scribd app . You can find a link to it on our webpage. Target Audience This continuing education course has been designed to meet the educational needs of massage therapists. Degree of Difficulty Beginner/Entry Level Course Description We all know that hygiene and sanitation are important elements of a massage practice. This course goes into detail explaining why, with a look at the potential bacteria, fungus and viruses that you can, and probably do, come into contact with every day. Educational Objectives Upon completion of this home study continuing education course, the massage practitioner should be able to:  List four examples of dangerous fungus.  List the four components of disease.  Identify the classic symptoms of a bacterial infection.  List three types of harmful bacteria.  Name two examples of animal parasites.  Describe the proper hygiene requirements for massage therapy.  Explain how Norovirus and Influenza are transmitted.   4 Chapter 1: Introduction to infectious agent control Abbreviations Used in the Course AIIR Airborne infection isolation room CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CF Cystic fibrosis CJD Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease CLSI Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute ESBL Extended spectrum beta-lactamases FDA Food and Drug Administration HAI Healthcare-associated infections HBV Hepatitis B virus HCV Hepatitis C virus HEPA High efficiency particulate air [filtration] HICPAC Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee HIV Human immunodeficiency virus HCW Healthcare worker HSCT Hematopoetic stem-cell transplant ICU Intensive care unit LTCF Long-term care facility MDRO Multidrug-resistant organism MDR-GNB Multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacilli MRSA Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus NCCLS National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards NICU Neonatal intensive care unit NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC NNIS National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance NSSP Nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration PICU Pediatric intensive care unit PPE Personal protective equipment RSV Respiratory syncytial virus SARS Severe acquired respiratory syndrome vCJD variant Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease VRE Vancomycin-resistant enterococci WHO World Health Organization
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