This certificate course is meant to prepare students to work as Medical assistants within the Mount Sinai Health System only.
Infection Control and Barrier Precautions training course provides the necessary information and documentation to fulfill the licensure/credentialing requirements mandated by the New York State Education Department and the Department of Health. Chapter 786 of the Laws of 1992 amended the Education and Public Health Laws establishing a requirement that certain healthcare professionals licensed in NY State must receive approved training in infection control and barrier precautions by July 1, 1994; and every four years thereafter. Infection Control training is to prevent the transmission of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus ( HIV) and the Hepatitis B (HBV) in the course of professional practice. You will receive your certificate at the end of the course