Infection Prevention & Control
CCSA’s Infection Control program focuses on prevention, preparedness and planning regarding infection control practices for continuing care facilities across Alberta.
Education and Training
Infection Prevention and Control Education Course
This course can form part of an employer’s exposure control plan and can be used for new hire onboarding, regular (e.g., annual) refreshers, and for whenever you want answers to infection control questions.
Infection Prevention and Control is Everyone's Business
This course provides a basic understanding of the AHS Infection Prevention and Control Program structure and role, basic IPC principles, and how those principles relate to every health care provider and their practice.
Infection Prevention and Control for Family Members and Visitors
Using reputable sources of information, this online educational program is designed to provide an overview of COVID-19 including direction on doing your part to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Prevention and Control
Effective outbreak management requires a multidisciplinary approach and involves individuals with different responsibilities.
Routine practices enable staff to protect themselves and others from the transmission of microorganisms.
This manual is intended to support staff in caring for residents living in Continuing Care settings who have a known or suspected infectious disease or condition.
There are many ways your actions can help protect you, your facility residents and visitors from severe illness from COVID-19.
Best Practice Recommendations
We provide best practice recommendations in order to prevent a resident and caregiver from acquiring a healthcare associated infection.
The Hidden Risk: Virtual Escape Room (by Aberta Health Services)
A strange tree like virus has taken over the small town you live in. Your friend who works for a nearby research laboratory is infected and needs your help finding and distributing the cure. Use your infection prevention and control knowledge to get into the laboratory and save the day before it is too late! To play this virtual escape room you will need to follow a series of clues and puzzles to crack codes and make it out without getting infected!
Carefully read the dialogue and instructions throughout the game. The game is designed in PowerPoint, after clicking >>>Start the Game, you will be able to find the PowerPoint in your downloads folder to access. Use your skills and knowledge to begin your virtual experience.