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Infection Control (Half Day)

Duration

1/2 day

Course Overview


This course will focus on giving front line staff an overview of good practice relating to the general principles of Infection Control.

Learning Outcomes


By the end of this course, delegates will have covered:
  • Infection risks associated with clients within their homes and in residential settings
  • Microbiology and infection control
  • Identifying and manging common and important infections
  • Organisational issues pertinent to infection control

  • Methods of Delivery


    The trainer will use a variety of interactive training methods to ensure that delegates develop a thorough understanding of the topics, which they will be able to put to immediate practical use in their workplace. The trainer will employ visual presentations, group exercises and discussions to ensure that all

    Learning Outcomes

    are met. Delegates will be provided with comprehensive course notes.
    • Course Content
    • Audience
    • Training Considerations
    • Certification
    • Related Courses

    Course Content

    • General principles of infection control
    • Hand hygiene and the use of personal protective equipment
    • Managing sharps and disposing of waste
    • Managing blood and bodily fluids
    • Decontaminating equipment
    • Universal COSHH procedures
    • Reporting and managing accidents

    Target Audience

    Frontline care workers or support staff.

    Training Considerations

    This course is a basic induction level training and no prior knowledge of infection control would be required before attending.

    Certification

    Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

    Related Courses

    Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
    Food Safety
    Health & Safety at Work
    IOSH: Working Safely
     
    Infection Control (Half Day)
    Duration: 1/2 day

    Course Overview:
    This course will focus on giving front line staff an overview of good practice relating to the general principles of Infection Control.

    Learning Outcomes:
    By the end of this course, delegates will have covered:
    · Infection risks associated with clients within their homes and in residential settings
    · Microbiology and infection control
    · Identifying and manging common and important infections
    · Organisational issues pertinent to infection control



    Methods of Delivery:
    The trainer will use a variety of interactive training methods to ensure that delegates develop a thorough understanding of the topics, which they will be able to put to immediate practical use in their workplace. The trainer will employ visual presentations, group exercises and discussions to ensure that all learning outcomes are met. Delegates will be provided with comprehensive course notes.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    · General principles of infection control
    · Hand hygiene and the use of personal protective equipment
    · Managing sharps and disposing of waste
    · Managing blood and bodily fluids
    · Decontaminating equipment
    · Universal COSHH procedures
    · Reporting and managing accidents



    TARGET AUDIENCE
    Frontline care workers or support staff.

    TRAINING CONSIDERATIONS
    This course is a basic induction level training and no prior knowledge of infection control would be required before attending.

    CERTIFICATION
    Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.


    RELATED COURSES
    Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
    Food Safety
    Health & Safety at Work
    IOSH: Working Safely

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