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Infection Control Awareness Online

Our Infection Control Awareness Online Course enables attendees to identify the different types of pathogens and examples of each and how to prevent infection.
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About Infection Control Awareness Online

What is Infection Control? What are the 6 different types of pathogens? What legislation and regulations are there? What are the employers and employees’ responsibilities? What is the chain of infection? How are risk assessments important? Our Infection Control course will help you answer the questions above and more. The chain of infection is only as strong as its weakest link. Having one person not understand the risks and methods of infection spread can undo the hard work of others in the setting Through our Infection Control course, you will gain an understanding of what infection control is and how the different types of pathogens cause different types of infection. You will learn the 6 different types of pathogens with examples. You will learn the key legislation and regulations in place. You will also learn the different routes of entry pathogens can take into the body.

What does this course cover?

  • What is Infection Control and what the different types of pathogens are.
  • Recognise what the acronym FATTOM means.
  • Understand the employers and employees’ responsibilities.
  • Understand how hygiene can affect the likelihood of infection.
  • Explore how the different types of legislation and regulations impact Infection Control these include: The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH), The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR), The Food Safety and Hygiene Regulations (FSHR), The Health and Safety At Work Act 1974 (HASAWA) and The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (NHSWR).

Who is our Infection Control Awareness Online for?

Our Infection Control Online course is for anyone working in an environment where infection may become prevalent. Our course is a mandatory requirement for most health and social care settings depending on the risk assessment. High-risk settings will need to have a more detailed session to provide the knowledge needed.

What will you achieve?

  • Discuss what infection control is and describe the 6 different pathogens are.
  • Discuss the different types of legislation and regulations put into place to try and prevent infection in the workplace.
  • Recognise the employers and employees’ responsibilities when it comes to infection control.
  • Be able to recognise the importance of risk assessments.
  • Demonstrate the correct method of hand washing.
  • Discuss the 4 main ways pathogens can enter the body.
  • Evaluate different sources of infection.
  • Develop knowledge, skills, and strategies to try and prevent infection in the workplace.

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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
Rebecca Markham
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
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Able training delivered Conflict management to our staff and they all found it extremely useful, feedback included; 'I really enjoyed this course, I found the facilitator very enthusiastic and passionate about the subject. The course was highly informative and I would recommend it. Thank you Able training!
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Great 'Restraint training' course at Earlham Primary School in North London. Very professional and would highly recommend to other schools. Friendly, to the point, and tailored to our requirements. Thank you.

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