Healthcare Training Courses - Infection Prevention & Control Training Course

Infection Prevention & Control Training Course

This course covers the following:

  • Facts about Infection
  • Chain of Infection
  • Causes and spread of Infection
  • Definitions of infection and colonisation
  • Standard Precautions
  • What micro–organisms cause infection
  • The different types of organisms
  • How micro-organisms grow and can be spread
  • Preventing and controlling the spread of infection
  • Main roots of infection
  • Clinical waste – RIDDOR/COSHH
  • Sharps Disposal
  • Importance of Personal Protective Equipment
  • MRSA and Clostridium Difficile
  • Principles of Effective Hand Hygiene
  • Legislation and guidance relating to
    Infection Prevention and Control
  • Roles, responsibilities & boundaries of care workers in relation to infection prevention and control
  • Management of Laundry
  • Cleaning of Equipment
  • Reporting of notifiable infections and diseases – RIDDOR
  • Bristol Stool Form Scale
  • National Colour Coding Scheme
  • Risk Assessment
  • Person–centred approach to personal care
  • Specific infection and communicable diseases

Who is this
course for?

This course is for those working in Health and Social Care who wish to gain new or refresh their existing knowledge and understanding of Infection Control.

Course length

2 hours

Course validity

1 year

Course price

£35.00 per person


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