Due to the immense difficulties encountered in meeting our statutory obligation to provide infection control training, this training session has been prepared to ensure that all staff are fully up-to-date with regard to their infection control responsibilities. It will also strengthen participants’ ability to protect themselves, their clients, and members of the surrounding community from infections.
To develop staff knowledge of current statutory obligations with regard to their infection control responsibilities and focusses mainly on staff working in general practice settings.
At the end of this session participants will be able to:
- State their obligations and that of their employers with regard to infection control.
- Understand the consequences of poor infection control practice.
- State the actions to be taken in relation to the infection control requirements put in place within their working environment.
- Identify the correct actions with regard to a range of different infection control situations.
All staff who may be involved in infection control in the course of their duties (everyone).
Current legislature and infection control
Chain of infection
Hand-washing and non-touch technique
Managing hazards and spills
CQC and infection control
Fire Safety and Fire Extinguishers
Lecturer: Freda Takavarashe, ANP and Lecturer. Infection Control lead
Mandatory Training *** This course can be accessed as a stand alone module or as part of the Mandatory training bundle.
Health and Safety Awareness Course