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Book your Infection, Prevention and Control course with Wright Way Training

Infection, Prevention and Control

This half-day (4 hour) course teaches staff about the importance of preventing the spread of infection. It covers the statutory and mandatory training for Infection Prevention and Control and has been designed to meet the relevant learning outcomes in the UK Core Skills Training Framework.

This course covers:

- 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

Key information
- 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.

Course duration: 
Half-day - 4 hours

Course cost
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.  

Most of our courses can either be delivered in a venue of your choice, or in our own training room, located in Bridgwater, Somerset.

Looking for a course for 1 or 2 individuals, rather that a group? Have a look at our scheduled Public Courses

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