Our online CPD accredited Infection Prevention and Control training Advanced course is perfect for those who want to build on their existing infection prevention and control knowledge and awareness. This course is in line with guidelines set out by organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) and is met by the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and fundamental standards 12. Ensure you meet your infection control policy training requirements today.
Those working in the healthcare sector should be aware of infection control in care homes. In order to ensure safe and effective care for others, infection prevention and control must be part of everyone’s everyday practice. Infections can spread incredibly rapidly and can sometimes be fatal to more vulnerable patients. So, it’s best to ensure your employees are up-to-date with the standard precautions for infection control and current Infection Prevention and Control skills and knowledge.
This Infection Prevention and Control Advanced course is designed to teach learners how to control the spread, the actions to take to isolate an outbreak, the safe handling of infected waste and the relevant legislation. It also covers how important your own health and hygiene is at work including hand hygiene, hand washing, PPE, COSHH requirements and disposal of sharps to ensure you cover all mandatory training requirements.
This online CPD accredited Infection Control Training Advanced course is suitable for anyone working in the healthcare sector or where there is a risk of infections spreading/transferring including nurses, dentists, healthcare assistants, tattooists, vets, doctors and cleaners.
The aim of this online Infection Control and Prevention Advanced course is to greater increase your knowledge of infections, outbreaks, pandemics and the relevant legislation.
The Advanced Infection Control Training Course contains the following modules:
It is vital that anyone who works in healthcare is knowledgeable about infection prevention and control measures. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions that are put to our specialists.
Infection control is hugely important in preventing or stopping the spread of infection. Infection control in care homes and hospitals is vital as infections can be life-threatening for those in care.
Effective infection prevention and control (IPC) measures will prevent avoidable infections and help keep a healthy and safe environment for everyone.
Learning how to prevent cross-infection gives staff and patients confidence in your organisation's hygiene and cleanliness standards.
In any healthcare setting, there is an expectation and responsibility for all members of staff to carry out standard precautions for infection control, such as cleaning equipment and wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
All primary care providers are required to employ an Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Lead, as per the Health and Social Care Act 2008.
An IPC Lead is someone who has completed a professional training course, such as Advanced Infection Control, giving them responsibility for the prevention and control of infection in a healthcare setting.
Meanwhile, all registered NHS care providers are required under current legislation to employ a Director of Infection Prevention and Control (DIPC).
A DIPC or IPC Lead might further consider completing an Infection Control Train the Trainer course as well so they are qualified to lead Infection Control Awareness training for their Infection Prevention and Control team.
Our Infection Control Awareness course teaches learners the basics about what infection is, from the chain of infection and its effects to the types of germs and infections. It also covers infection control measures, including PPE, and the role of CQC in infection prevention and control.
Our Advanced Infection Control course develops the learner's knowledge of infection control to a management level, teaching about what action to take in the event of an infection outbreak and how to report it. Learners will also be taught about infection risk management measures such as asepsis and aseptic technique.
A cross infection is the transfer of harmful microorganisms, usually bacteria and viruses. Some ways to prevent cross infection are:
The CQC are committed to ensuring safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care and are working with the Department of Health and Social Care and others to support the care system.
The CQC regularly partake in infection prevention and control (IPC) inspections of care and hospital locations. The aspects that are looked at in these inspections are:
Our Advanced Infection Control course online is available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. Perfect for care staff with difficult shift patterns. You’ll also receive full customer support from your dedicated account manager and support team.
• Study when you want
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