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This online course will provide delegates with the knowledge required to recognise the importance of infection control, define HCAIs, identify the stages of chain infection and implement good practises to avoid contamination.

Everyone is responsible for preventing the spread of infections; this Infection Control e-learning course will help implement good practices
to prevent infection in your working environment.

People taking the infection control module will be able to recognise the importance of infection control, define Healthcare Associated
Infections (HCAIs), identify the stages of chain infection and implement good practises to avoid contamination.

This online course will provide delegates with the knowledge required to recognise the importance of infection control, define HCAIs, identify the stages of chain infection and implement good practises to avoid contamination. Everyone is responsible for preventing the spread of infections; this Infection Control e-learning course will help implement good practices to prevent...

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Course Content

At the end of the course, trainees will:

  • Recognise the importance of infection control
  • Identify how infections are caused and spread
  • Recognise and implement good practices for personal and equipment hygiene
  • Recognise and implement good practices to prevent infection in your working environment
  • Define HCAIs

Course Chapters 

  • Infections: The Basics
    • You will learn what HCAIs are, and examine how infections are caused and spread
  • Controlling and Preventing Infection
    • You will find out how the spread of infection can be controlled through specific practices – such as hand hygiene and by using PPE, as well as the correct handling and decontamination of sharps and invasive devices
  • Other Practices to Reduce HCAIs
    • Learn what other practices you can implement to reduce HCAIs. You will consider asepsis, equipment decontamination, cleaning, and managing waste and laundry

At the end of the course, trainees will: Recognise the importance of infection control Identify how infections are caused and spread Recognise and implement good practices for personal and equipment hygiene Recognise and implement good practices to prevent infection in your working environment Define...

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Entry Requirements

Those who are required to implement good practices to prevent infection within a working environment.

Those who are required to implement good practices to prevent infection within a working environment.

Additional Information

Delegates successfully completing the course can print an HSS Training certificate of achievement and the multiple choice test results.

Your E-Learning Login will be Active within 24 Hours of placing the order.
You’ll receive an e-mail soon after placing the order, containing a link to the E-Learning Portal with details of your Personal Login and Password. 
Your E-Learning Login is valid up to 3 months from the time of order and can be used at any point. 

Interactive Course

Each course includes a selection of interactive elements and mini quizzes to test the knowledge of the user throughout to keep their mind focused on the subject. 
The clear, concise and informative content is presented in an easy-to-understand way to ensure maximum content retention. Users will receive informative advice and guidance on the chosen subject and will be tested on their understanding of the subject at the end of the course by completing the compulsory self-test. 
 
Running Time - 35-40 minutes

Minimum System Specifications

As with every computer based system, we have some minimum requirements to allow for optimum performance. 

These specifications are as follows:

  • Users will need to use a PC and a web browser to access the system
  • The user’s PC should be running Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7
  • Only Internet Explorer is supported (Versions 7 +)
  • Although not essential, it is recommended that the user’s PC has audio to fully benefit from the multimedia course content

The use of Apple Mac computers, thin-client terminals / mainframe workstations (Cytrix type set-up) or browsers other than Internet Explorer are not supported.

Delegates successfully completing the course can print an HSS Training certificate of achievement and the multiple choice test results. Your E-Learning Login will be Active within 24 Hours of placing the order. You’ll receive an e-mail soon after placing the order, containing a link to the E-Learning Portal with details of your Personal Login and Password. 

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