Infection Prevention and Control training course is aimed at staff working within the care environment.
A wide variety of care is delivered in primary, secondary and community care settings. Healthcare-associated infections arise across a wide range of clinical conditions and can affect patients of all ages.
Healthcare workers, family members and carers are also at risk of acquiring infections when caring for service users. A no tolerance attitude is now prevalent in relations to avoidable healthcare-associated infections.
By the end of this course, you will understand the importance of why we need to have infection control measures implemented in the workplace.
You will also be able to state the obligations and responsibilities that should be performed when dealing with infection control issues.
Further, you will be able to demonstrate and explain hand washing techniques along with having an understanding of maintaining a clean environment.
The infection prevention and control training consists of five modules:
- Hand hygiene and decontamination
- Personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Waste segregation and disposal
- Safe handling and disposal of sharps
- Environmental cleanliness
Module 1: Hand Hygiene & Decontamination
- The chain of infection
- The microorganism family
- When and how to clean your hands
- Preventing skin irritation
Module 2: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Importance of PPE
- How PPE reduces infection
- Different types of PPE available
Module 3: Waste Segregation & Disposal
- Health and social care waste policy
- Types of waste
- Segregation of waste
- Dealing with spillages
Module 4: Safe Handling & Disposal of Sharps
- Legal responsibilities
- Segregation of sharps
- Injuries and spillages
- Dealing with an injury
Module 5: Environmental Cleanliness
- Good cleaning practices
- Methods of cleaning
- Sources of contamination
- Storing cleaning equipment
- Approximately 1 hour (counts towards CPD hours)
Type: Online Interactive User-Friendly Training With Downloadable Documentation
Accreditation: Nationally Recognised CPD Accredited Courses
Access: 24/7 Unlimited Accesses For 12 Months
Evidence: Learning & Certification Remain On The System Indefinitely
Exam & Assessment
Certificate: A CPD Accredited Certificate is Instantly Available Upon Completion
Exam Type: Online Multiple Choice Assessment
Exam Included: Exam Is Included In The Price
Exam Retakes: Unlimited Retakes At No Extra Cost
Additionally, once you’ve completed this course, you may be interested in deepening your skills and knowledge with one of our other CPD Infection Prevention and Control Courses.