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Infection Control

Overview

The spread of infection within healthcare practices is a constant concern, making effective infection control training a priority for all clinical and non-clinical healthcare employees. The course is designed to develop practical skills in line with industry standards and guidelines set out by organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Course Objectives

This course provides all health workers with fundamental knowledge of how to control the cause and spread of infection in hospitals and other settings reliant on superior hygiene standards.

Agenda

  • What is infection control?
  • The chain of infection and how people are infected
  • The nature of common micro-organisms and how to recognise the symptoms of an infection
  • Health Care Associated Infections
  • Why we need infection control
  • How to wash hands to WHO standard
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Preventing infection
  • Infection control policy and legislation

 

Costs: £ 40 + VAT pp
Duration:  1/2 Day
Delivery Method: Assignments

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