What are the general principles of asepsis and the rationale for each principle?
What are the Standard Precautions, and how are they practiced?
How can the basics of microbiology be summarized: families of microbes, the essential ingredients for microbial life, pathogenic verses nonpathogenic microbes, and the effects of pathogens on body functions?
What is the sequence of events in the chain of infectious disease?
How would Standard Precautions be used to interfere with the mode of transmission?
How would methods of medical asepsis be applied to prevent airborne, droplet, contact, and neutropenic spread of communicable diseases?