Antimicrobials | Maryland Approval #MDAInt579

$24.00

2 credits: 7A
Unlike most pesticides, antimicrobial pesticides can be found in a wide variety of places and are readily available to the public. Antimicrobial pesticides also have unique label requirements. This course will discuss antimicrobial pesticides, their properties, potential risks, and hazards of use.

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Antimicrobials


Course Description

Unlike most pesticides, antimicrobial pesticides can be found in a wide variety of places and are readily available to the public. Antimicrobial pesticides also have unique label requirements. This course will discuss antimicrobial pesticides, their properties, potential risks, and hazards of use.

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe the differences between sterilization and disinfecting
  • Identify the three levels of disinfecting
  • Explain how to read and follow a pesticide label
  • Identify the risks of using antimicrobial pesticides
  • Explain the safety hazards of using antimicrobial pesticides

Chapter 1 – Antimicrobials

Lesson 1

  • What are Antimicrobial Pesticides?
    • ?Public health antimicrobial products
    • Non-public health antimicrobial products
  • Sterilization
  • Disinfection
    • ?Hospital type
    • General use
    • Levels of disinfection
  • ?Cleaning
  • ?Sporicides?
  • ?Sanitizers
  • Germicides
  • Disinfectants and Chemical Sterilants
    • ?Chemical Disinfectants – Low Level
      • ?Phenolics
      • Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
    • ?Chemical Disinfectants – Intermediate Level
      • ?Alcohols
      • Chlorine
      • Iodophors
    • ?Chemical Disinfectants – High Level
      • ?Aldehydes – Glutaraldehyde and Formaldehyde
      • Hydrogen Peroxide
      • Peracetic (Peroxyacetic) Acids
    • ?Non-public Health Products
      • ?Materials preservatives
      • Wood Preservatives

Lesson 2 

  • Wood Preservatives as Antimicrobials
    • ?Chromated arsenicals
    • Creosote
    • Pentachlorophenol (PCP)
  • Anti-foulant Paints as Antimicrobials
    • ?Antifouling coatings
    • Ballast water treatments
  • Pool and Spa Treatments as Antimicrobials?
  • Aquatic Treatments as Antimicrobials
  • Agricultural Antimicrobials
    • ?Bactericides
    • Fungicides
    • Seed Treatments
  • ?Safety with Antimicrobial Pesticides
  • Reviewing Pesticide Labels
  • Summary

Final Assessment


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