Infection Control Awareness
Course Description

In-House Certification

3 hours

Group

This course provides candidates with the basic knowledge and understanding of infection control and meets the requirements of the Induction Standard 4.6 “Infection Control”. Delegates will understand the causes of infection, how the chain of infection works and how to break it, as well as their role in preventing infection from occurring.

The course covers:

  • Relevant legislation and notification of infectious diseases.
  • Ways to reduce contamination through standard precautions and hygiene practices.
  • Factors affecting susceptibility.
  • The correct use of protective items and safety devices.
  • The nature of common micro-organisms and how to recognise the symptoms of an infection.

Attendees will be able to:

Describe common diseases and the chain of infection
Understand standard infection control procedures
Apply standard infection control procedures
Correctly manage waste and spills
Understand roles and responsibilities in preventing infection

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