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Infection Control

Price £49.95
This course consists of five modules: "Structure and Background", "Decontamination", "Hand Hygiene", "Segregation of Waste and Linen" and "Standard Precautions".
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Infection Control

Structure and Background

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify the roles and the responsibilities of the Infection Control Team, Microbiology services and the Cleanliness Champions programme
  • Identify where to obtain appropriate infection control advice and guidance
  • Describe the chain of infection and various means of breaking it

Estimated Time to Complete: 20 mins

Decontamination

Learning outcomes:

  • Explain the difference between and importance of cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation
  • State what the different symbols on manufacturers' packaging represent

Estimated Time to Complete: 20 mins

Hand Hygiene

Learning outcomes:

  • Explain the key moments of hand hygiene
  • Understand how healthcare associated infections are acquired from hands
  • Outline the steps that should be taken to decontaminate your hands correctly and efficiently
  • Explain the importance of skin care in relation to hand hygiene

Estimated Time to Complete: 20 mins

Segregation of Waste and Linen

Learning outcomes:

  • Explain how to dispose of, and handle safely, both waste and used linen
  • Identify the correct colour coded bag / container for the safe disposal of waste and used linen
  • Identify who is responsible for the management of blood and body fluid spillages
  • Explain the management of an unprotected exposure to blood or body fluids, including a sharps injury

Estimated Time to Complete: 20 mins

Standard Precautions

Learning outcomes:

  • Explain what standard infection control precautions are
  • Explain why standard infection control precautions are important
  • Describe your own responsibility in terms of standard precautions

Estimated Time to Complete: 20 mins

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