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½ Day Infection Control Course

This short course provides delegates with the essential information required for preventing and controlling the spread of infections.

Course Outline

Delegates will work through and discuss:

  • Related legislation and good practice policies
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • The various types of infections
  • The potential impact of infections for individuals and within the community
  • How infections are transmitted and spread (the chain of infection)
  • Hazards and risk factors
  • Risk control measures and the use of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Personal hygiene
  • Correct hand washing procedures (practical activity)
  • Disposal of infected materials
  • Reporting and recording

Certification last for 2 years