Infection Control Training Course
Infection control training for care staff taking in the key points relating to code of practice 2008.
The aim is to raise awareness of infection control and prevention.
The control of infection is an essential requirement in any setting from playgroups, nurseries and individual’s right up to and including the care home and NHS setting.
Care of all kinds must be risk assessed to reduce the likelihood of spread as far as is achievable within the constrains of the environment that you are in.
The Infection Control Training Course is a 1 day, 7-8 hour course.
This Infection Control Training Course is not just an attend course, students are required to take part in practical work, theoretical work and also home studies to successfully complete the course which will be assessed at the end by experienced assessors.
To be able to reduce the risk of infection occurring, all staff whether trained volunteers or assistants. Must have the basic knowledge of how infections are transmitted (spread) and prevented.
- Definition of infection
- Infection control, what is it?
- Why is infection control important
- Sources of infection
- Risk factors
- Chain of infection
- Standard precautions
(including 2008 HSC Act Infection Control Code)
- Hazards and risk assessment
- Hand hygiene
- Staff roles and responsibilities
All students will be issued a certificate on successful completion of the Infection Control Training Course.