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Infection Control Advanced

This course gives learners an awareness in line with guidelines set out by organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) and is Health and Social Care Act 2008 and fundamental standards 12.

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ABOUT THIS COURSE

Those working in the healthcare sector should be aware of infection control. Infections can spread incredibly rapidly and can sometimes be fatal to more vulnerable patients. Ensure you know how to control the spread as well as being aware of the actions to take to isolate an outbreak.

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Dependent on delivery method, this course takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.
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There are no barriers to entry on this course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all. 
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On completion of this course, either download your certificate or access at a later date online. 
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This course is CPD accredited. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. 

 

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COURSE OUTLINE

The aim of this course is to greater increase your knowledge of infections, outbreaks and pandemics and laws, as well as the relevant legislation.

The key points covered in this course are:

  • Infection prevention and control laws and legislation
  • Infection prevention and control precautions
  • Aseptic technique
  • Safe handling of disposal of waste
  • COSHH requirements
  • Outbreak action
  • Outbreak reporting
  • Managing risks

Infection Control Advanced

 

 

 

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

On completion of this course, learners should know and understand the following:
 
  • Identify legislation, national and local guidelines, policy and procedures affect infection prevention and control
  • Understand standard infection prevention and control precautions
  • Demonstrate the methods of aseptic technique including hand washing and alcohol hand gel procedures
  • Describe the importance of safe handling of disposal of waste, COSHH requirements, handling of uniforms, dress codes, linen and laundry
  • Identify actions required in cases of outbreak of infection including isolation of residence and mandatory reporting of healthcare associated infections to Health Protection Agency (HPA)
  • Describe how policies are put into place for safe handling and disposal of sharps, sharps injury procedures and occupational health procedures
  • Manage infection prevention risks, through observation, cleaning procedures and touch-point awareness
  • Demonstrate awareness of control of outbreaks & infections associated with specific alerts such as tuberculosis, e-coli, flu pandemics etc
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