- Staff and organisational responsibilities with regards to infection prevention and control legislation
- Different organisms and conditions that pose an infection risk
- The main ways an infection can get into the body
- How to safely manage patients with infections
- The importance of hand hygiene
- The appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) that should be used
- How to use single-use items appropriately
- The principles of safe handling of infected or soiled linen and clinical waste
- How to clean up different types of fluids and spillages and how to dispose of waste safely
- How staff members health or hygiene might pose a risk to the individuals they support or work with
- How to access information and advice about infection prevention and control
- A maximum of 12 participants can be accommodated on the course to ensure quality of teaching.
- Each learner will receive a workbook which they will complete throughout the duration of the course.
- Each person will need to complete a theory assessment at the end of the course.
- Successful participation of the course and all the assessments will result in certification.
- The certificate is valid for 1 year as knowledge and competence should be assessed at least annually.
Half-day - 4 hours
4 hours for up to 12 participants: £249
All courses booked require a 50% deposit to secure your date, please see our terms and conditions for further details.
Any discounts will be applied at the point of invoicing.