New Course – Infection Prevention in Healthcare Settings

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This course provides learners with an understanding of pathogen transmission in healthcare settings, current scientifically accepted infection prevention principles, and prevention strategies that minimize pathogen transmission among patients and healthcare personnel. It covers the major types of healthcare-associated infections, other pathogens of concern, and communicable diseases.


Clinical Investigators, Faculty, Healthcare Personnel, Nurses, Physicians, Researchers, Residents, Staff, Students, Technicians

Meet the Authors

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Scott C. Roberts, MD, MS – Yale School of Medicine

Scott is an Assistant Professor in Infectious Diseases at the Yale School of Medicine. He also serves as the Associate Medical Director for Infection Prevention at Yale New Haven Hospital, where he works to identify and reduce healthcare-associated infections in both patients and healthcare personnel. Scott also continues to perform clinical care, collaborate in clinical research projects, and teach to all levels of medical trainees.


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Richard A. Martinello, MD – Yale School of Medicine

Dr. Martinello is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine. He serves as the Medical Director for Infection Prevention for the Yale New Haven Health System and Yale New Haven Hospital.