CJD – the Hidden Danger - 0.6 CE (for Central Sterile Techs)

07-10-2019 09:06 AM


Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) is caused by a proteinaceous infectious agent, or prion. The term “prion” arose from the words “protein” and “infectious. It causes microscopic vacuoles in the neurons of the brain.The brain becomes and appears “sponge like”. This course is offered through our partnership with course creator Nancy Chobin RN, AAS, ACSP, CFER, CSPM, who created this module for Sterile Processing University.

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