Course Summary

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.

Aims

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.

Course Objectives

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.

Target Population

All staff who may be involved in infection control in the course of their duties (everyone).

Content

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

Recommended Courses

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

1
Infection Control Booklet
15
2
Infection Control Multimedia Presentation
35
3
Infection Control MCQ
20 questions
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