Module #9 focuses on hand hygiene in the context of providing home health care. Hand hygiene protects you and those receiving the care you provide. The simple act of cleaning your hands can prevent the spread of germs, including those that are resistant to antibiotics. Keeping the skin on your hands healthy and clean is a challenge that requires all healthcare personnel to be knowledgeable about how to care for their hands and when hands should be cleaned.
Read carefully because at the end of this module is a quiz required for successful completion of this module.
There are 10 questions and 5 minutes to complete. A passing grade is 70%; you must get 7 or more answers correct. You have 8 chances to pass this module.
Remember that you must successfully pass 12 in-service modules/year to meet the requirements for home health.
In-Service Exams provided by Essential In-Services for Home Health, 2021