Infection Prevention and Control

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Course No. 1029

£295.00 ((Ex VAT))

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  • Online - Zoom 2 hour(s)
  • Up to 12 delegates
Silver VIP Customers: 2 VIP Hours
Gold VIP Customers: £0.00

Course Outline

In our Infection prevention and control course you will learn that infection control is a team responsibility. Explore how to engage the whole team to prevent healthcare associated infections and minimise antimicrobial resistance to keep service users and others safe.

Learn how to apply the principles of infection prevention and control within their practice and where to go for local support.

Understanding the Legislation (COSHH, RIDDOR)

In this part of your infection control course, you will explore the labyrinth of legislation surrounding workplace safety. Decode the mysteries of COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) and RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations), gaining key insights to navigate these regulations confidently.

Understanding Employers Responsibilities

Delve into the responsibilities of employers when it comes to safeguarding their workforce. This infection control course enables you to break down the legal jargon into practical actions, ensuring you fully understand your role in creating a secure and healthy workplace.

Understanding the Chain of Infection

Explore the fascinating journey of how infections spread! Uncover the chain of infection and learn how understanding this process can empower you to interrupt it effectively. Knowledge of Infection prevention and control is the key to a healthier environment!

Hand Decontamination and PPE

Discover the superhero duo of Hand Decontamination and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Master the art of proper hand hygiene and learn how the right PPE can be your shield against potential hazards. Hands-on demonstrations make this module interactive and memorable.

Risk Assessments

Embark on a journey of risk assessment – an indispensable skill in maintaining a safe environment. We’ll guide you through the process, helping you identify, evaluate, and mitigate risks effectively. Your ability to conduct risk assessments to ensure effective infection control will be a valuable asset in safeguarding your workplace.

Examples of Different Infection Types

Dive into the world of microorganisms! Understand the various types of infections, their symptoms, and how they can impact your workplace. Arm yourself with knowledge to identify potential threats and take preemptive actions with this important infection prevention and control course.

Recording and Reporting

Learn the importance of accurate recording and reporting. Discover how proper documentation not only complies with regulations but also contributes to a proactive approach in preventing future incidents. We’ll make this administrative task a breeze!

Managing Outbreaks

Equip yourself with the skills to manage outbreaks effectively. From early detection to implementing control measures, this module will guide you through every step. Be the hero your workplace needs when facing unexpected challenges.

This Infection prevention and control course is designed to empower you with practical knowledge, making your workplace a safer and healthier environment for everyone. Let’s embark on this journey together, creating a culture of safety and well-being!

View all Core & Mandatory Training Courses
  • Understanding the role of infection prevention and control teams play in the prevention and management of communicable diseases
  • Explore the prevention of healthcare associated infections and antimicrobial resistance to keep service users safe
  • Understanding of infectious disease surveillance and implications for service-user safety
  • Apply the principles of infection prevention and control within your practice and signposting to local support

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