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Edmonds College selected to advise national infection control initiative


Last updated 8/6/2021 at 11:04am

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Catherine Robinweiler leads the class during a lab session at Edmonds College on April 29.

Edmonds College was recently selected to advise the development of a national infection control curriculum in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. EC will collaborate with 15 other institutions to update and standardize infection control training in both community colleges and health care facilities.

According to EC Director of Nursing Kyra McCoy, education is essential to infection control. Problems typically arise because of a lack of training or a failure to follow procedures.

“We already know what works in infection control, we just need to reinforce it,” McCoy said.

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