Care certificate standard 15: Infection Prevention and Control

£10.00


Method of study: Online

Qualification: 1 CPD Point

Duration: 1 Hour (or at your own pace)


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This online course for ‘Infection Prevention and Control’ helps to provide important information and knowledge to healthcare workers. This knowledge can be used to help toward gaining the ‘Care Certificate’. It can be taken as part of the ‘Care Certificate: Full Package’.

This course is ideal for all staff throughout the health and social care sector, in particular new starters and existing employees as a refresher.

This module will cover: Hand hygiene, Personal Protective Equipment, Waste segregation and disposal, Safe handling and disposal of sharps, Environmental cleanliness.

  • Describe the main ways an infection can get into the body
  • Demonstrate effective hand hygiene
  • Explain how your own health or hygiene might pose a risk to the individuals you support or work with
  • List common types of personal protective clothing, equipment and procedures and how and when to use them
  • Explain the principles of safe handling of infected or soiled linen and clinical