Infection Control Awareness

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Infection Control  Awareness training course

Infection Control  Awareness course



 

Description


This awareness course has been designed to highlight the importance of minimising the risk of infection in the workplace in order to prevent diseases and infections from spreading. It also explains the requirement to comply with legal responsibilities under different rules and regulations such as the Public Health Regulations, RIDDOR 2013 and the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. Infections are generally easy to deal with but on occassions when they are not managed or dealt with in an effective manner, they can create serious and sometimes life threatening problems. The aims of this are to provide an understanding of the legal responsibilities in the work place, the methods of arranging an infection control risk assessment and explains the importance of maintaining a clean working environment. The course also covers the correct hand washing procedure.


 

Duration


 2 hours.


 

Course content

 

  • What is Infection 
  • Routes of spread of infection into the body
  • Signs and symptoms of infection
  • Organisms causing infection
  • The Chain of Infection
  • Health Care Associated Infection (HCAI)
  • Colonisation
  • Infection Control
  • Hand hygiene and Skin care
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Safe Systems of work
  • Decontamination
  • Risk assessment
  • Policy and Procedures
  • Regulations and Legislation
  • Commission for Quality of Care (CQC)



  

Cost

 

Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING  today on   0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and certification for each delegate.


 

Assessment

 

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor.


 

Certification


A certificate of attendance from MEDISAFE TRAINING will be emailed within 48 hours to the lead person subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. Hard copy certificates can be provided at additional cost per certificate.


 

Important Information

 

Please note that the candidates should have satisfactory English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete any assessments.

 

Please also note that  ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.

 

  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.
Infection Control Awareness course

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