Infection Control Course

All staff working in health and social care should be trained in Infection Control, to have an understanding of how infections can easily be transmitted and put people at risk.

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Course Description

This Infection Control Course gives an understanding of how infections can easily be transmitted and put people at risk.

All staff working in health and social care should be trained in Infection Control.

Infection control is a mandatory training course for all staff that directly support vulnerable individuals and should be completed before supporting any individual in a professional capacity.

This Infection Control Course applies to all health and social care workers that work in settings such as Care Homes, Hospital Wards, Day Centres, or supporting an individual in their own home.

It is designed to give social care workers the underpinning knowledge and requirements needed when working in a professional setting.

Study Infection Control Course via an eLearning platform.

Access to the Infection Control Course is delivered via an eLearning platform. E-Learning an efficient way of delivering courses online due to its convenience and flexibility. The resources are available from anywhere and at any time. Meaning everyone can take advantage of web-based learning regardless of their circumstances. E-Learning is invaluable for employers, meaning staff can complete CPD without the added cost of lecturers and conferences.

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The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996. It is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors. Certified CPD courses complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. CPD courses can be completed at work or at home or whoever there is an internet connection. Meaning that you can further your skillset and progress your career in a way that suits you.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Legislation, regulation and risk assessment for infection control.
  • The importance and carry out safe hand hygiene practices.
  • Each stage of the chain of infection.
  • The routes of transmission.
  • The steps for decontamination.
  • What measures can be taken in order to reduce the spread of infection?
  • The consequences of poor infection control.
  • The safe use of needles and sharps.

Course Syllabus

  • Legislation and Regulations
  • Health and Safety
  • Risk Assessment
  • National Codes of Practice
  • Hand Hygiene
  • The Chain of Infection
  • Routes of Transmission
  • Decontamination
  • Dealing with Spillages
  • Waste Disposal
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Safe Procedures
  • Illnesses and Diseases
  • Types of Infection
  • Spread of Infection
  • Outbreaks
  • Needles and Sharps